Maria is the EJR-Quartz operations manager based at the EJR-Quartz office in Leiden (NL). She is chief social media publisher for ESA, managing ESA’s YouTube, Flickr and G+ channels. She is also the Service Manager for various contracts with ESA.
Maria was previously the senior editor for ESA’s Human Spaceflight, on the ESA Web Portal team. She joined EJR-Quartz as ESA science web editor in 2000. Prior to commencing work with EJR-Quartz Maria provided internet and intranet support for Exact Software, the Netherlands. Maria has a BA from Northumbria University, MSc from Loughborough and an MA in electronic publishing from City University, United Kingdom.