As executive vice president and head of sector solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Maria is responsible for sales, strategic account management, M&A and large-deal activity across all of State Street’s client sectors.
Prior to this role, Maria was the Global Head of Alternative Asset Managers Solutions, where she was responsible for driving global sales and client relationships across State Street’s Hedge, Private Equity, Offshore and Real Estate Fund Administration businesses worldwide. Based in London, Maria managed teams across North America, Asia Pacific and Europe.
Maria regularly speaks at high-profile industry events, such as SALT and EuroHedge, and is a Champion for Women in Business. She is State Street’s Ambassador to the 30% Club and part of the Senior Women's EMEA-wide Female Mentoring club. Maria is also a member of the UK government initiative ‘28/40 and was also featured in the “FN100 Women,” the Financial News’ annual editorial pick of the most influential female executives working in financial services across EMEA.