Maria brings over 25 years of international experience in the art world, first at museums – National Museum of Catalan Art, MNAC, in Barcelona and at the Louvre in Paris- then at Sotheby’s Auction House in London. During her time at Sotheby’s, she gained experience in all aspects of the auction world with a focus on business and client development. She has participated in numerous auctions and worked closely with all Sotheby’s European offices. Maria has given lectures on art market trends at the London Sotheby’s institute and is a regular contributor to the “Giornale dell’Arte”, the Italian edition of the Art newspaper. She is involved with charitable organisations and has contributed to the development of the Palazzo Strozzi foundation in Florence (Italy) by organising fundraising events in London. Maria is fluent in Spanish, Italian, French and English and is currently teaching the Auction Business course within the MA in Art Business.