Maria is the Research Manager at the Consumer Choice Center. She mainly works in the field of trade, lifestyle regulations, and platform economy. Her research and writing have been featured in major European titles such as Daily Mail, The Independent, Financial Times, Euractiv, The Parliament Magazine, and more.

Maria is a trained lawyer and economist. She also completed a Charles Koch Market-Based Management programme and a communications internship with Students For Liberty in Washington DC. In 2016, she received the European Students For Liberty Student of the Year Award.