Based in Zurich, Switzerland
Maria Ploumaki Bigler is an independent business diplomacy and negotiations advisor in Zürich Switzerland and has more than 10 years of experience working with international companies. She has worked in Deal Advisory, Strategy with KPMG, was a Global Commodity Manager at AGCO Corporation, and was a Senior Buyer for the Submarines division at ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, Hellenic Shipyards in Greece. She was selected a Global Shaper at Global Shapers Zurich, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. Maria holds a PgDip in Global Business from the University of Oxford, a Masters in Industrial Systems Management, Logistics from the University of Piraeus and a Bachelors in Public Economics, Public Administration from Panteion University. Maria speaks internationally at conferences, panel discussions and corporate events, with past speaking engagements including the University of Oxford, TEDx, Nor-Shipping and more.
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