Maria is a sustainability expert with 5+ years of experience in sustainability assessments and environmental management. She is a Qualified Environmental engineer, a certified Specialist in Project Management, and certified Auditor by Bureau Veritas on ISO 9001 - Quality Management Systems, and on ISO 14001 - Environmental Management Systems. She as well holds a diploma in water modelling and simulation. Maria specialises in Extended Producer Responsibility schemes, Environmental Management, Sustainable Business Models, Corporate Sustainability and Social Sustainability, Eco-innovation, and Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. Maria has been actively involved in a number of research projects and activities on Corporate Social Responsibility, Green Businesses, and Eco-innovation. Maria is a trilingual English, Spanish and French speaker.