Martina Jelinkova

Martina was appointed as Finance Director in May 2021 to support strategic financial leadership and operational management of the College.

In addition to her specialist finance knowledge, Martina has a keen interest in organisational effectiveness and uses her expertise to drive change by developing, implementing and improving strategies, structures and processes.

She is passionate about education and has considerable experience in non-profit sector finance and general administration. Before joining Pearson College, she has held senior finance positions in the higher education and social housing sectors.

Alongside her work Martina runs two community choirs and is a trustee of a non-profit international academic network. She is fluent in several languages including Czech, Italian and German, and has a working knowledge of British Sign Language.

Martina read Linguistics and Literature, and History (Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, CZ), holds BMus in Vocal Performance (Royal Academy of Music, UK) and is a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA).