Maria Villax

Maria Villax
Bedrock Group

Maria is presently Head of Family Strategy and Governance at Bedrock Group. In addition to helping families develop solid family governance and ownership structures, Maria also creates Next Generation Education programmes, designed to help the next generation become responsible owners for the future.

Maria started her career as a lawyer in Lisbon, specialising in criminal litigation and intellectual property. She then moved to London to study an MBA at Hult International Business School, focusing on leadership and communication. After a brief stint in the Fashion industry, Maria spent 5 years at PwC consulting for family businesses and family offices on governance structures and best practices. As a 3rd generation of a family business herself, helping families prepare for the long-term is a purpose that deeply calls to her.