Maria is senior advisor in Kudos Life Experiences and member of new product development and strategy team. She is also the co founder of Beyond Spaces, a boutique villa rental company in Greecemember of Pure Life Experiences with a unique, handpicked portfolio and 5* service from chefs to concierge, all enhancing local living and curated home stays.
Prior to her involvement in the luxury hospitality Industry, she spend 20 years in the capital markets in various senior positions based in various countries from US to Russia. She has been involved in advising and executing a number of transactions across sectors and gained a deep understanding of cultures and local businesses. She has lived in London, New York and Moscow and has travelled extensively to almost 35 countries with a travel attitude of finding the non guides guides.
She holds a BSc and MSc in Economics from Essex University and a MPhil/Phd in Applied Econometris from London School of Economics. She speaks English, French and Intermediate Russian.