Mrs. Maria Malo is a Chemical Engineer, with MSc in Organic Chemistry and MBA in Marketing. In 2008 she joined AkzoNobel Powder Coatings and since then she is holding several roles in Sales and Marketing such as Architectural Marketing and Specification Manager EMEIA (East Europe, Middle East, India and Africa). For the last 3 years, she is the Regional Business Development Manager Middle East and Africa, based in Dubai. Prior to joining AkzoNobel, she has been working for Shell for about 4 years, as Marketing Manager, Training Manager and Territory Manager. She has 12 years of experience in the field of powder coatings.