Martin earned his master´s degree from political science at Comenius University in Bratislava. He is currently doing his PhD. at the Institute of Public Policy at Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of Comenius University. His expertise is local self-government, he wrote several academic studies dealing with transparency of municipalities, independent movements in municipalities or political party groups in local parliaments. Before he joined SGI, he worked for Transparency International Slovakia and other non-governmental organizations devoted to defending human rights and fight against discrimination (Institute for intercultural dialogue, People against racism).
He works for SGI since May 2015, he manages the project Odkazprestarostu.sk.