Martin Light

Martin is an organisational communications expert with over 25 years’ experience of helping organisations achieve their goals by harnessing strategic internal communications and stakeholder management. Before leading the organisational communications practice of Aspect (now Leidar) in Brussels, he served as Visa Europe’s head of internal communications. Prior to this he was a senior consultant in human capital consultancies Mercer and Watson Wyatt and a manager in Burson-Marsteller’s change communication practice. Martin uses his extensive consultancy and in-house experience to help organisations communicate and implement major initiatives to improve their performance and achieve their employee engagement and reputational goals.

These initiatives include new company-wide business goals and strategies, corporate rebranding and culture programmes, organisational performance initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, transformation programmes and restructurings, HR programmes and employee relations initiatives. Martin is also an experienced focus group facilitator and coaches people managers to communicate and lead major initiatives effectively with their teams. His international experience includes working and leading project teams in Europe, MENA, North America, and APAC.

Martin holds an MBA from the Vlerick Business School, Leuven.