Director and founder of AJA Media Solutions, a PR agency based in London, Maria Luiza Abbott is an expert in strategic intercultural communication.

She was a correspondent in Europe for Valor Econômico and Folha de S. Paulo. In Brazil, she was a journalist in economics and finance at Globo, when she was the recipient of an Esso Award.

She has a Master’s in Journalism from the University of Cardiff, is fluent in Portuguese and English, and speaks Spanish and Turkish.