Maria is a graduate of the MGIMO Department of Foreign Economic Relations. During her studies, she served an internship at the Point Communications Ltd marketing agency, working on a range of projects and recruiting new clients.
The RBCC is her first full-time employer, and she has always been very fond of both the Chamber and its team. Having joined the RBCC in 2002 as Assistant to the Moscow Director, in 2005 Maria took on the additional role of Project Manager, working on a consultancy assignment to help an international software company establish itself on the Russian market.
In 2008 she was promoted to her current role of Commercial Manager, in which she is responsible for sponsorship, advertising, informational support, and general business development.
In her spare time, Maria's many interests include films and music.