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Maria Moneva

Maria Moneva

Senior Business Psychologist and Head of Assessment

Senior Business Psychologist and Head of Assessment#

Maria is the Senior Business Psychologist and Head of Assessment at Impact Psychology for Business. She is passionate about driving real behaviour change and delivering improved personal and business results. Maria designs and delivers bespoke and evidence-based development interventions for clients in both the private and public sectors, focusing on Impact’s five pillars – Leadership, Talent, Change, Wellbeing, and Performance. She is also a qualified Personal and Business Coach. Her work is strongly driven by her values of making a difference, compassion, fairness, and excellence.

Before joining Impact Psychology for Business in 2020, Maria had a successful career in Human Resources in Social Care. She also has extensive experience in personnel selection, having worked at the UK’s largest specialised recruitment agency. This, coupled with her passion for wellbeing and extensive understanding of the employee life cycle, allows her to have a compassionate yet pragmatic view of the needs of the client.

Areas of particular expertise and interest include:

  • Health and Wellbeing (including stress management, building resilience, dealing with change and ambiguity, self-compassion)
  • Self-confidence (including dealing with perfectionism, the inner critic, imposter syndrome

Maria has a BSc (Hons) Psychology from the University of Glasgow and a MSc Organisational Psychology degree from Alliance Manchester Business School.  Maria is a member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS) and the International Coaching Federation. She is a qualified Test User (Ability and Personality) and a Strengthscope practitioner. She is also a certified Mental Health First Aider (MHFA England).

In her free time, Maria enjoys going for long walks and spending time in nature. She is passionate about healthy living and wellbeing and practices mindfulness regularly. She likes to keep active and loves spinning classes, yoga and going to the gym.