Martin Collins

Martin Collins

Director Community and Social Innovation with the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources in the Victorian Government (Australia)

Martin is currently Director Community and Social Innovation with the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources in the Victorian Government. Within this role he has led the development of the the recently launched Victorian Social Enterprise Strategy. Martin arrived in Victoria from Scotland in 2015 where he had a career spanning nearly 20 years across both the public and not for profit sectors culminating in his role leading the employment and skills division with Glasgow City Council - the UK's largest education authority. Throughout his career, Martin has prioritised community development, and collaborative strengths based approaches to improve economic and social outcomes for communities and people at risk of social marginalisation.