SpecialisimsBoard, CEO, COO, Digital
Maria joined Erevena in 2012 and is a Senior Partner with over eighteen years of experience in executive search.
Maria specialises in digital business models and digital transformation across VC, PE and corporates. She also leads Erevena’s Board practice group. Areas of expertise include FinTech, E-Commerce/Marketplaces, Health and Education.
She brings deep experience across a range of functions, particularly in General Management/Operations and Commercial Leadership roles. Recent clients include Nutmeg (Goldman Sachs), Monese (Kinnevik), Coursera (NEA), and Handshake (EQT Ventures), as well as more scaled clients such as eBay, Barclays, and Holland & Barrett. She works with a number of well-known funds, including Balderton Capital, Index Ventures, and Vitruvian Partners.
Previously, Maria was a Director at The Cornell Partnership and worked for MWM Consulting, a leading Board Practice Group.
Maria graduated from Cambridge University with an MA in History.
People are the difference between success and failure. Helping founders and investors assemble teams that make a difference – a group of people that can turn ideas in reality, or drive incredible growth is so rewarding. We help CEOs fast forward through common mistakes, leveraging our knowledge and network to move as fast as they can. We help them make “no regret” hires fast, supported by the power of context and knowledge. It’s an enormous privilege to help them turn amazing ideas into scaled and successful businesses.
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