Felix Martens completed his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, where he also spent a scholarship-funded year abroad at Georgetown University in Washington DC. At the Hertie School he specialised in policy analysis. Felix focused on the political and economic implications of digitalisation and data analytics. As part of the Hertie School’s 2018/2019 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition team, Felix became German national champion and won individual awards, including that of best speaker in the final. Prior to starting at the Hertie School, Felix worked as Assistant to the President of the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs, engaging regulatory bodies in the field of financial services. Throughout his studies at the Hertie School, Felix worked for the German Association of Tax Advisers.
Master’s thesis title
Privacy and democracy in a Cambridge Analytica world: Predicting party choice from browsing history