Maria is an independent consultant of financial inclusion with International organisations and companies working on financial services and innovation.


She is also a lecturer at the Graduate School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Lately, most of her time is spent as consultant of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor-CGAP. She is a lawyer and has dedicated 16 years working on banking and insurance law, as well as in financial inclusion policies and innovation across Latin America and the Caribbean.


She is a lawyer from PUCP, and MSc Regulation for the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, awarded as LSE and Santander Scholar.