Maia is the Head of Knowledge and Creative Communities at the Wellcome Trust, responsible for growing the diverse network of specialists and creative thinkers across all areas of entertainment and research.
As a director and producer of both
broadcast and fiction film projects for the BBC, BFI, and Film 4,
Maia previously won multiple awards for her work, including the
Debut Directors Award at EITF, the Broadcast Hotshot 2017, and
the Portobello Film Festival Best Drama Award. In addition,
Maia worked extensively in the editorial production of industry events including at the World
Congress of Science and Factual Film Producers.