Maria is a Chartered Town Planner with over 22 years’ experience in private sector planning and development. Having previously held the position of Head of Planning for Drivers Jonas Deloitte in Scotland, Maria recently established her own planning business.
She has advised local authorities, developers and house builders on both small and large scale housing led regeneration projects, ensuring compliance with planning and housing design policies. Maria has also represented clients at planning inquiries and Scottish Parliamentary Hearings.
Maria is a past UK National Chairman of The Association of Women in Property having previously held positions of Treasurer and Chairman of the Central Scotland Branch. She speaks regularly at planning and property seminars and conferences across the UK.