Maria Anne is currently Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Operations for Lanarkshire Enterprise Services Ltd.
She is responsible for the management of all delivery or operational frontline staff, effective operations and delivery of business support contracts to a diverse group of clients and activities. With excellent project management skills developed over a number of years, Maria Anne ensures that contracts are properly resourced, delivered on time, to budget and targets achieved.
Maria Anne is Project Director for the current Business Gateway Lanarkshire contract. She has twenty five years experience within business and enterprise development, with over twenty of these years at senior management and Chief Executive level. As well as a highly developed knowledge of economic development, Maria Anne has contributed to European Advisory groups, acted as a specialist consultant to emerging EU Accession states and to the South African Government.