Dr Martin Mullins is Head of Department Accounting and Finance at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick and is a Senior Lecturer in Risk and Insurance. He is currently working on a number of insurance related research projects, including two EU Commission funded projects in the area of emerging technologies and risk transfer. One of these focuses on nanotechnology http://www.sun-fp7.eu/ and the other on assisted driving systems, namely Cloud-LSVA funded under the ICT 16 call. Dr Mullins maintains strong links with the insurance industry and works closely with Lloyd’s of London and XL Catlin on emerging risk. High impact outputs from this research include Mullins, Martin, et al. "The insurability of nanomaterial production risk." Nature nanotechnology 8.4 (2013): 222-224.
His work also encompasses the area of applied ethics as it pertains to new technologies. In the field of Applied Ethics, Dr Mullins works closely with the insurance industry and lectures on Applied Ethics in the Insurance Industry. He is member of international advisory board at The Center for Ethics & Value Inquiry (CEVI) at Ghent University, Belgium. Dr Mullins has in the past been a key member of an EU-China partnership team engaging with civil servants and academics in the area of financial regulation across China.