Martina N. Larkin is member of the Executive Committee and Head of Europe and Eurasia of the World Economic Forum. Previously she headed the Forum’s Global Knowledge Networks, a braintrust of over 1,600 global experts across multi-disciplinary fields, the world’s leading universities, think tanks and other research based organizations.
She was also the editor of the Outlook on the Global Agenda. Before building the Global Knowledge Networks, she oversaw the development of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, a community of exceptional young leaders under 40 from around the world. Prior to joining the World Economic Forum, she was associate vice-president with Lazar & Company, a New York-based investment bank, and she has held positions in marketing and sales at Nestlé Switzerland.