is Chairperson of the University Faculty Senate and an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees. He is the Director of the Weissman Center for International Business at Baruch College and the Saxe Distinguished Professor of Finance. He oversees a myriad of international education programs and projects.Dr. Martell’s area of expertise and research is international commodity markets. He is a Director of the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) which is listed on the NYSE. For ICE he serves on the Audit Committee; is Vice Chair of ICE Futures U.S.; Chairman of ICE Clear U.S.; Director of ICE Clear Credit, and Chair of the ICE Clear Credit Risk Committee. Dr. Martell serves on the Board of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and is a member of their Executive Committee. He is also a member of the New York City District Export Council of the U.S. Department of Commerce.At CUNY, Dr. Martell is a trustee of the PSC/CUNY Welfare Fund which manages employee supplemental health and retiree benefits, as well as Chair of the Welfare Fund Audit Committee. Dr. Martell was elected Chair of the University Faculty Senate in May of 2012. He is also the elected Chair of the Baruch Faculty Senate and sits on the President’s Cabinet. Dr. Martell serves on the Board of Trustees’ Standing Committee on Fiscal Affairs, and its Subcommittees on Investment and Audit. Dr. Martell received his B.A. in Economics from Iona College and his Ph.D. in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a resident of Pelham, New York, and served as President of the Pelham School Board and the United Way of Pelham. He is married to Rita Simpson and they have three children.