Mariya is Head of Communications at the Ada Lovelace Institute.
Before joining Ada, Mariya spent several years working across the UK Government on strategic communications and campaigns in the UK and around the world. Most recently she worked in the Cabinet Office delivering communications projects and programmes with international governments on issues including climate change and disinformation. Prior to this she worked at the Department for International Trade where she developed and delivered communications campaigns and strategies supporting UK and EU businesses during the Brexit negotiation and transition periods.
She also has experience working in higher education and with grassroots impact groups.