Maria joined the newly established Impact Team at Ulster University in November 2017.
Maria originally joined Ulster University in 2013 as lead support on the large EU-funded, creatives industries sector enhancement project, Honeycomb –Creative Works. She then took up post as Operations Manager at Ulster University spin-out company, Tactility Factory. Maria moved to the world-leading research centre, the Transitional Justice Institute in March 2016 to manage the administration and communications of multiple international research projects. As Ulster’s Faculty Impact Manager, Maria oversees strategic impact planning and support provision at the University.
Maria holds a MSc Management in Creative Industries from Ulster University.