An economics and business graduate, Elaine began her career in marketing in the energy and mail-order wine sectors. She then became a Marketing Analyst, before moving to Time-Life as European telemarketing director. In 2005 she co-founded marketing consultancy firm ReynoldsBusbyLee, which works with commercial and charity clients to improve customer experience.
Elaine is an Adviser at direct marketing trade association DMA and co-chairs its Vulnerable Taskforce. She is a Telephone Preference Service board member, and a member of the Institute of Fundraising.
Maria has been a lawyer in Sweden for 15 years, providing advice to Swedish and international non-profit organisations, and has worked with Frivilligorganisationernas Insamlingsråd (FRII), a lobby organisation for Swedish NGOs. She has been a member of Insamlingsstiftelsen Sightsavers International Sverige since the organisation was founded.
Maria specialises in company and IT/IP law and is a member or deputy of the board in several Swedish companies and organisations.