Maria completed her academic studies at the University of Sussex where she achieved a First Class Biology degree in 2012. During her time at University, Maria’s areas of study ranged from Cell and Molecular Biology to Human Evolution. As her Final Year Project, Maria developed an innovative genetic fingerprinting technique for which she was awarded the Biology, Environmental Science, Conservation and Neuroscience Project Prize from the University of Sussex.
Maria joined Fibercore in August 2013 as Graduate Sales Engineer. The abundance of technical expertise at Fibercore ensured that she was given dedicated Photonics mentoring, thereby building her strong foundations in this area. During her time as Graduate Sales Engineer, Maria was responsible for providing technical and commercial support to customers in Europe, Asia, North America and South America.
In June 2014, Maria was promoted to the position of Account Manager at Fibercore. Maria is now responsible for maintaining strong collaborative relationships with Fibercore’s Key Accounts throughout Europe, as well as identifying and developing new commercial opportunities.
Maria achieved her PADI Divemaster qualification in 2013 and also enjoys participating in exercise classes.