Brussels, 19 November 2015
ATA – Atlantic Treaty Association



Mr. Martin HILL
Chairman of the NATO Industrial Advisory Group

Martin Hill is currently the Key Account Manager for Thales for NATO and the EDA and is based in Brussels. He is responsible for group relations and business development with the institutions and also has an active role with the national delegations from the eleven countries where Thales has a significant footprint. In 2013, he was elected as Chairman of the NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG) following four years as the Vice Chairman of and after having spent some three years as an active member of the UK delegation to NIAG. In 2000, he was in Paris with Thales Naval France where he was responsible for the US market and implementing a sale of a Thales radar to an export customer under the FMF program. In 1996, he became Managing Director for Thomson CSF in Malaysia until 2000. In 1987, Martin Hill joined Shorts Brothers in Northern Ireland and worked in the in the sales and marketing and strategy departments of their missile division. He was part of the Shorts team, which conducted the joint venture negotiations with Thomson CSF in 1991 to 1992. His last two jobs were operations officer of HMS HERMIONE and teaching at the School of Maritime.