Martin Smit is a Managing Director and Head of Strategic Relationship Management at Voya. In this role he leads the effort of managing enterprise-wide relationships with Voya’s key partners. Prior to this role, he was head of business management for Voya Investment Management’s client group. Martin joined the firm as strategist, manager global marketing & distribution and head of cross-regional sales. He later became chief of staff of the equity platform and head of equity investment services.
Prior to joining Voya, he worked at ING Wholesale Banking, the Netherlands, where he was a senior business manager for Central and Eastern Europe. Martin began his career at ING Group as a participant in the Global Management Programme. Martin received an MA in financial economics from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. In addition to serving on the Advisory Board of The Resolution Project, he is the president of the Harvard Club of New York Foundation and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.