Maria is Chair of The Fairlawn and Haseltine Primary Schools Federation Governing Body. She is Link Governor for Computing, Governor Training and Numeracy. She has served on the Haseltine Primary School Governing Body since July 2009 and Fairlawn Primary School Governing Body since November 2012. During this time, she has obtained governance experience in sub-committee chairing, finance management, handling appeals and staff recruitment.
Her employment experience is in consulting and strategy across the capital markets industry including actuarial consulting, investment banking and investment management. Her interests as a governor lie in helping ensure decisions align to strategic intent and that resources are allocated with short, immediate and long-term priorities in view for the schools.
She attends regular governor training and recently partook in ‘Writing an Effective SEF and SIP’ and ‘Managing Schools Finance - Meeting the Financial Challenge’.