Maria Escuer is Head of Strategy and Business Development at MacroGeo. She has been a European Union policy officer since 2014, in charge of European policy on mining and raw materials at the European Commission in Brussels. From 2011 to 2014 she was Chief of Cabinet and Head of Programmes at the Paris-based Council of Economic Cooperation, which aims to build and strengthen relationships between governments, European institutions and the most relevant listed companies in France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, as well as Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan. Before joining the Council of Economic Cooperation, she worked as a Policy Advisor for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the United Nations, Human Rights and Global Affairs Directorate General. She worked as a press officer for OSCE in 2007 and started her career as a translator and reporter at ICVolunteers, an NGO that worked for the Human Rights’ sub-commission in Geneva.
Maria Escuer graduated from the Pompeu Fabra University in 2006, with a degree in Political Sciences and Public Administration. She was visiting student at Harvard in 2006, and participated in the Harvard United Nations Model the same year. From 2007 to 2011, she studied International Relations at the Diplomatic School in Madrid. She was invited to give a keynote speech on European Law at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona in 2011, and has published several articles in Eurolocal. She is currently studying for an IE Executive MBA in Madrid.