Maria specialises in facilitating complex change, executive coaching, executive team development and coaching supervision. Maria supports her clients in discovering what is right for them and shaping their relationships in their organisations.
Maria has more than 25 years of professional experience in HR, Leadership Development, Change Consulting and Finance. She started her career in Accounting and Auditing with PricewaterhouseCoopers and subsequently held a senior managerial position in the finance department of Comstar Telecommunications.
In 2004 Maria joined the Learning & Development department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, subsequently rising to become the Leader of Talent Management and Executives’ Development for the Central & Eastern European Assurance practice of the firm, also working as a personal coach for the Firm’s senior leadership executives. Maria subsequently held an executive board position as the Vice President in charge of Human Capital for Renaissance Insurance Group, one of the largest Russian insurance groups.
At different times Maria’s client portfolio included companies in financial services, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, mining and automotives, professional services firms, science and education, luxury beauty products and retail.
Maria holds an MSc in Organisational Change, an MA in Economics and a Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Coaching and Organisation Development Supervision. Maria is an Ashridge Accredited Executive Coach, she has achieved EMCC Global Individual Supervision Accreditation (ESIA) and EMCC Senior Practitioner individual coaching accreditation.
Befriending the imposter (‘This article appeared in the July 2022 issue of Coaching Today, which is published by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (c) BACP’)
Permission to challenge: learning from our mistakes (‘This article appeared in the July 2021 issue of Coaching Today, which is published by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (c) BACP’)
Maria is based in the UK. She works with clients internationally.