Martin Medeiros was born and raised in Brampton to Portuguese immigrant parents. He attended Our Lady of Fatima elementary school and Cardinal Leger and St. Augustine secondary school. Martin received an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from York University and a Master’s degree in International Affairs and Public Administration from College of Europe in Belgium.
Martin has been actively engaged in his community since early age. He has volunteered with Brampton’s Youth Council, his local church and the United Way in addition to numerous organizations and associations in the Portuguese community. Martin has been very active in Brampton local sports having represented Brampton in soccer during his youth and continues to participate in adult leagues. He is an active tennis player at the Brampton tennis club and has been a proud member of Brampton’s local YMCA since the age of 13.
Martin brings over 14 years of public administration experience to his role on Brampton City and Peel Regional Councils. Martin’s career includes progressive experience with the European Commission, the United Nations, and the Regional Government of the Azores, Portugal and, most recently, with the Ontario government. Martin has led initiatives in economic development, employment and training, youth engagement, transparency and accountability, immigration and settlement and crime and safety.
Martin brings a fresh, new voice to Brampton Council with a focus on tackling issues that matter most to Brampton residents, especially the residents of Wards 3 and 4.