Martha Thorne

Spain / Senior Advisor of The Obel Award, past Executive Director of The Pritzker Price

Martha Thorne has been entrusted with setting up OBEL AWARD teaching fellowships programme and advising the foundation in the development of new initiatives related to architectural education and the future of the built environment. From 2005 to 2021, she served as Executive Director of the Pritzker Prize. For the past twelve years, Martha Thorne served as Dean of IE School of Architecture & Design, part of the innovative IE University in Madrid/Segovia, Spain.