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Maria Spooner

Head of Responsible Business Consultancy

My career has taken me from A&E nursing in Whitechapel to Occupational Health Advising, mainly in the drinks industry and with a focus on psychology and counselling to learning and development, with particular interest in occupational psychology and team coaching.

I have worked in St. James’s Place since 2017, initially with our financial advice businesses, supporting with people development and operational effectiveness and now, with a feeling of great privilege, in our Responsible Business division, supporting SJP’s ambition to become a leading responsible business by 2025.

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