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Head of Design

Alix Martínez Martínez

Alix Martínez is a Galician multi-disciplinary artist and design leader based in London. She combines her artistic practice with her role as Head of Design at Founders Factory Africa.

Curious by nature, she creates experiences with the aim to improve people’s lives and make a measurable impact. Over the last 20 years, she had the opportunity to develop an understanding of design and our connected world, exploring its languages, cultures, and methodologies. She brings her experience to FFA by working directly with the startups in our portfolio, and leading design across the company.

Alix is a light enthusiast, loves traveling, reading and kickboxing.


"It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe." – Muhammad Ali

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