Maria is our events and communications officer, working across our online events, social media and Fellows’ networking platform. She joined the John Smith Trust in November 2017 and previously held the positions of programme administrator, then action plan meetings coordinator.
Maria worked as an arts project coordinator for more than ten years, both for Russia and the UK. And as a freelancer she organised high-profile arts events, trade fairs and launches. Maria has a degree in English Language and Literature and a PhD in Linguistics.