Jamie Martin is the son of a teacher and a social worker. He is the co-Founder & CEO of Injini, the first EdTech incubator or accelerator on the African continent. Based in SA, Injini invests in African EdTech innovations & works with them to scale across the continent. He has over a decade of experience advising governments and businesses on education across the world, including as Special Adviser to the UK Secretary of State for Education and a management consultant in the UK and Middle East.
Jamie Martin was Special adviser to Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove while he developed then implemented a radical overhaul of England’s school system.He was also a management consultant focused on education at Boston Consulting Group (London and Dubai) and Deloitte.
He has acted as an adviser to clients on education and Africa strategy, working on projects focused on the UK, Qatar, Dubai, USA, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.