Maria joined FAIRR as Director in September 2016. Prior to this, she was Head of the Americas for the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), leading the PRI’s signatory relations and outreach strategy to raise awareness of material sustainability/ESG issues and ensure their incorporation into investment policies and practices. Maria has over twenty years’ experience in global investment banking, business and finance, working at both J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank. She has been based in San Francisco, New York, Madrid, and most recently, London.
Maria holds a MA in Environment, Politics and Globalization from King’s College London and a BA in International Business, Latin American Studies and Spanish from SDSU.