Felix Martin joined 1167 Capital as a founding Partner in 2016. Felix began his career as an Economist at the World Bank in Washington, DC in 1998.
Between 1998 and 2008, he spent two spells at the Bank, working mostly on sovereign lending programmes and debt restructuring in Eastern Europe, in close co-operation with the European Commission, the IMF, and the US Treasury.
In 2008, Felix joined Thames River Capital as an Economist and Investment Analyst advising on sovereign and corporate investments across all areas of the fixed income markets for the Global Credit Division’s five UCITS funds. In 2013, he joined Liontrust Asset Management as co-manager, with Michael Mabbutt, of the Liontrust Global Strategic Bond Fund.
Felix is the author of Money: The Unauthorised Biography – which was a Financial Times economics book of the year in 2013.
Felix graduated from Balliol College, Oxford with a First Class degree in Classics in 1996. In 1998, he gained an M.A. in International Relations from John Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. Between 2001 and 2006 he gained first an M.Sc. and then a D.Phil. in Economics from Oxford University.