Maria is certified as a Co-Active Professional Coach by the CTI. She has also trained with the Centre for Right Relationships in the USA and UK. Both of these organisations are registered and accredited by the International Coaching Federation of which she is a member.
Maria achieved a BA (Hons) in English at Open University, London. Following university, she worked at The New Statesman Magazine, The Economist Group and Zwemmer Fine Art Publishing. Maria went on to work as a manager for a marketing & events company (Quintus Group) for 10 years in London, acting as an agent for artists in ballet, and tennis and golf professionals.
Married for 15 years with two children and two springer spaniels, Maria’s hobbies are: landscape oil painting, bee-keeping and property development & design.