Maria Szczesna, CFA
Maria Szczesna is a Portfolio Manager on Barings’ EMEA Equities Team, responsible for financials and consumer staples in the region. Maria is also Co-Manager of the Barings Eastern Europe Fund and the Baring Emerging Europe Plc. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, she worked for three years as an economist for the Polish Embassy in London. Prior to that, Maria worked in corporate finance at Ernst & Young and BRE Corporate Finance (part of Commerzbank Group) in Warsaw. She holds an M.A. in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics and is a member of the CFA Institute.