Maria is a strategic leader with a progressive career spanning over 20 years with 18 years of those spent at managerial level.
She joined Aviation Co-ordination Services as AVSEC Manager, then later moved to Airport Terminal Manager and is currently in the role of Senior Manager Corporate Affairs. Maria is responsible for creating branded customer relations management solutions which focus on customer care and service delivery, stakeholder management and engagement.
Maria successfully progressed up the ranks within the aviation industry with her move from security officer to National Operations Manager which included key accounts management, and later Acting General manager. Prior to Aviation Co-ordination Services, Maria’s previous organisations include G4S formerly known as Grey Security Services, Reshebile Aviation and Protection Services and Bidvest Magnum
Maria is an NQF Level 8 graduate from Regent Business School and graduated as an Aviation Security Professional Manager (AVSEC PM) with the John Molson School of Business. She holds a diploma in Business Management obtained through Damelin Correspondence College. Maria also acquired additional qualifications including an Aviation Security Management Diploma and Project Management Diploma from IATA Training and Development Institute.