Maria is the Global Head of the Compliance Learning proposition at Thomson Reuters. Prior to this, she was Head of the Third Party Risk proposition, in charge of the solution that Thomson Reuters offers to corporations and financial institutions to understand the risks of doing business with their suppliers and other partners.
Before joining Thomson Reuters, Maria was the Chief Operating Officer at the Thomson Reuters Foundation, where she coordinated Trust Women, the annual conference bringing together over 500 world leaders in the legal, corporate, media, government and non-profit sectors around women’s rights, with a focus on slavery in the supply chain. Before that, Maria was the founding Director of TrustLaw, the first global pro bono service connecting the best law firms with high-impact NGOs and social enterprises. Before joining the Foundation, Maria worked at the International Crisis Group, a world leading source of analysis and advice on the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict. She held different positions there, most recently as Director, Private Sector Initiatives.
Maria completed an MBA at the Said Business School (University of Oxford) where she worked, inter alia, on political risk and government affairs, new approaches to corporate responsibility, negotiations and social marketing. Maria also holds a Master’s degree in European Union Studies.