Maria Ezhova

Head Of Partner Services, Energy, Materials And Infrastructure at World Economic Forum

Maria Ezhova has a diverse work experience, with their most recent position being Acting Head of Partner Engagement, Energy, Materials, and Infrastructure at the World Economic Forum since December 2022. Prior to this role, they were the Partner Engagement Lead from July 2019 to November 2022, where they served as a relationship manager for a portfolio of companies from Europe and Eurasia. Ezhova also held the position of Partner Engagement Specialist, focusing on engaging leading companies from Europe and Eurasia in the Forum's activities, from July 2015 to June 2019. Before joining the Partner Engagement team, they worked as a Team Coordinator for the Membership Team at the World Economic Forum from November 2013 to June 2015.

Ezhova's work experience extends beyond the World Economic Forum. Maria was a Master's Student at Business School Lausanne from September 2011 to September 2013. Additionally, they worked as an Event Manager for the Sustainable Luxury Forum from November 2012 to July 2013, where they were responsible for organizing and delivering the forum. Ezhova also gained experience as an intern at The Brick Lane Gallery, Christie's, and Gallery 89, Barnet College, where they assisted in various roles related to contemporary art and auction sales.

Overall, Maria Ezhova has a strong background in partner engagement, event management, and coordination, with experience in the luxury, business, and art industries.

Maria Ezhova completed their Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in History of Art and Art Business from the University of Cambridge between 2008 and 2011. Following their bachelor's degree, they pursued a Master's degree in International Business from the Business School Lausanne (BSL) from 2011 to 2013.



  • Head Of Partner Services, Energy, Materials And Infrastructure

    September 1, 2023 - present

  • Acting Head Partner Engagement Energy Materials And Infrastructure

    December, 2022

  • Partner Engagement Lead

    July, 2019

  • Partner Engagement Specialist Europe And Eurasia Business Engagement

    July, 2015

  • Team Coordinator Membership Team

    November, 2013