Marta is a highly skilled “lightning rod” who connects individuals form diverse backgrounds looking to find common ground. After a 20 year career in senior private banking roles in Paris, London and Hong Kong, she became a senior business development strategist for two leading professional services firms with international expansion in mind. In 2010, she founded her own Zurich-based consultancy firm working primarily in the family office sector on behalf of clients and families in various corners of the globe. In 2013 she moved her practice to London where she currently resides. Marta is passionate about education and, in particular, extending both the aspirational and practical reach of young people in challenging circumstances. She has been instrumental in bringing First Star Academies to the UK, a four-year university access programme for foster teens.