Maria has been working as a coach, trainer and facilitator in Singapore since 1997. She has a Masters in HRM and is one of the first certified users of the EQ-i in Singapore & Asia.

She has more than a decade of experience measuring & developing EQ as well as conducting EQ-i certification. She is a sought after speaker & facilitator on the topic of EQ and its applications in the organisational context. Maria is a founding member of ICF-Singapore and a member of APAC (Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches) since it was founded.

Since 2020 Maria is also facilitating programs and coaching executives in Europe.