Maria was raised and educated in Bristol. After a short time of working abroad in Croatia for a company that was contracted to the UN. She moved to Rugby in the mid 1990’s.

After a variety of roles and taking time off to raise her children, Maria was introduced to the world of insurance! Firstly, working for a local broker and then moving to a national insurer. She joined Irvine in the summer of 2015.

Maria has two children, Poppy and Cameron. Outside of work enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to the cinema, holidays and socialising in general.