Maria Taylor is Chair of the Energy Forum, at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London and Risk Management consultant.
Previously, Maria was Head of Credit at EDF Trading, Chair of the International Energy Credit Association in Europe and member of the IECA Board. Maria is an expert in transformational risk management, founded on a specialist knowledge of managing risk events in the global financial and energy markets. Whilst Chair of the IECA, Maria led the development of its educational activities and established the IECA Education Foundation Scholarship to support students in higher education. A keen violin student, Maria studied at the Royal Academy of Music and was Instrumental Scholar at St Catherine’s College Oxford.