Maria is a Manager at PwC London, part of the Family Business team. In addition to helping families setting up adequate family governance structures, she also develops and supports Next Generation Development programs, designed to help the next generation become responsible owners for the future.
Coming from a family business background herself, Maria has a good understanding of the peculiarities of families who are in business together.
She acquired a degree in Law and worked as a lawyer for 5 years in Lisbon, specializing in criminal litigation and intellectual property. Afterward, Maria pursued an MBA at Hult International Business School, where she focused on leadership and communication. After a brief stint in the Fashion industry, she switched her professional path for the third time to follow her true purpose: helping families to build the continuity of their brand and business throughout the generations to come.