Brendan Martin

Mr Brendan Martin

Director, Buurtzorg Great Britain and Ireland

Brendan Martin leads Buurtzorg Britain & Ireland, a partnership between Public World, an international social enterprise he founded, and Buurtzorg Nederland, the ground-breaking Dutch social enterprise that has revolutionised care at home in the Netherlands.

Cormac is a social explorer, an author and a much sought after speaker. He is Managing Director of Nurture Development and a faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Institute, at DePaul University, Chicago.

Over the last 25 years, Cormac’s work has demonstrated an enduring impact in 35 countries around the world. He has trained communities, agencies, NGOs and governments in ABCD and other community-based approaches in Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe and North America.