Martin is one of the initiators of the Q Protocol (, a layer 1 blockchain that that provides a universal governance layer for the decentralized world. Through its unique two-node architecture and constitutional governance framework, Q enables protocols to deploy sophisticated business models beyond code-is-law.

Martin has been working on blockchain- and crypto-asset-related topics full-time since 2017. Besides co-founding Q Development AG, a company focused on supporting the Q Protocol, he is the co-founder of Postera Capital, the company behind Europe’s first regulated crypto fund. Before discovering blockchain, Martin has had a career at the intersection of finance and technology. Among other things, he was the CFO of an online-only mobile service provider and a corporate finance consultant with a Big 4 firm.

Martin holds a Bachelor’s degree with 1st class honours in Business Studies form Bayes Business School, London, and an MBA from IMD, Lausanne. He is a CFA and CAIA charterholder and is certified as an investment expert in Germany.