Maria is an Investment Director at Beringea. She currently sits on the boards of My 1st Years, Honeycomb.TV and Switch My Business. Maria was also on the boards of MyOptique and Big Data Partnership before they were sold.

Maria was previously Managing Director of Birchbox UK, a beauty ecommerce and subscription business. Prior to this, she was on the investment teams at Virgin Group and GMT Partners, where she made investments and monitored portfolio companies, mainly in the digital and media sectors. Maria began her career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs and an Engagement Manager at McKinsey in New York.

Maria has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from MIT.