Maria Bellanca

Head of Client Relations | London


Maria is head of client relations and leads the global taskforce (GTF).

She is a trusted leader, with an impeccable track record in Client Management, Strategic Communications and Sport Sponsorship. She is highly articulate and thrives on securing wider client opportunities, with a proactive attitude and collaborative approach.  Maria understands business needs and masterfully manages client engagement.  

Maria has excellent people skills in complex and highly pressurised scenarios and has the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels to understand their needs and requirements, with end-to-end project accountability and development.
Maria is also an expert in Sponsor Management and Activation, with more than 25 years of expertise working and developing campaigns for high profile brands, global properties and legendary Sportsmen and women.  She is a well-respected and sought-after Sports Industry thinker and key opinion former, providing organisations with unparalleled expertise, counsel and global network.
She is native Italian and fluent in French and Spanish.