Maria Ashley – Head of Communications and Digital
Maria is Head of Communications and Digital at Firstport, overseeing all marketing, digital and communications activities within the organisation.
This means ensuring individuals looking to access our services and funds can find the information and support they need, as well as raising the profile of the organisation and of social entrepreneurs in Scotland.
With a degree in Marketing and a career working in the third sector in marketing, events and communications roles, Maria has a wealth of experience in creating content, communications strategies and campaigns, PR and digital transformation. Recently, her focus has been on producing Firstport’s digital strategy and leading on its implementation.
Within her role, Maria values and enjoys using her skills and expertise to help social entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground, and in turn improve people’s lives.