Dr Martin Valenti is a serial disruptor and award-winning sustainability practitioner with extensive experience in strategic business engagement and innovation.
For over 30 years he has worked in a variety of senior management roles shaping and delivering inclusive growth initiatives including project managing major collaborative projects. He has successfully delivered high profile projects for the Scottish Government on climate change and sustainability and transformative Corporate Social Responsibility.
He played an instrumental role in setting up Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group and co-created the award winning 2050 Young Leaders Climate Group. In 2018 he created the Vacant & Derelict Land taskforce to transform how Scotland deals with its post-industrial legacy. Following a secondment as head of climate enterprise at Scottish Enterprise, he joined South of Scotland Enterprise in July 2021 as energy transition and green enterprise director.