Maria Kassova


Qualifications & Experience:

10 years’ experience in consulting, training, keynote speaking and executive coaching, Graduate Diploma in Applied Positive Psychology, Trainer and Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, MBA in Business Studies, MBA in International Economic Relations, fluent speaker of English, French, Russian and Bulgarian.


Maria has designed and delivered programmes to increase cross-cultural leadership effectiveness, harness communication and boost resilience to deal with change for global corporations in the media, IT, finance and pharmaceutical sectors.

Prior to becoming a facilitator and coach, Maria held leadership roles in companies such as BBC Worldwide, Discovery Networks Europe/Asia and NBC Universal. For over 20 years, she led global teams in selling and negotiating multi-million dollar deals for TV channels with clients in EMEA and Asia-Pacific. Maria know the challenges of increasing targets, intense competition, volatile markets and demanding clients.

Maria is able to encourage and inspire delegates, both in workshops and executive coaching, helping them boost their leadership agility, drive and self-belief to generate solutions and progress in their careers.


“Working with Maria has helped me both with my personal and professional life. It made me more resilient to challenges at work and accepting of life as it comes!”