Maria Hatzistefanis, London based entrepreneur, best selling author, TV personality and podcaster. Known in the industry as not only an advocate for entrepreneurs, but also an in demand speaker where she motivates, inspires and encourages people to be the best that they can be and to achieve their goals and dreams.

Maria made her author debut in 2017 with her best-selling book – How To Be An Overnight Success. Exploring Maria’s journey thus far, the book provides insights on how she went from being fired to building a multi million global beauty empire. In 2020 Hatzistefanis released her 2nd book How To Make It Happen, a 10 step guide to motivating yourself and making your dreams a reality. Maria achieved success by thinking big, taking risks, creating buzz and building her own personal brand. She believes anyone can do this if they put their minds to it, and in her second book she reveals how with expert advice, tips and secrets in this personal and raw edit of the good and bad in business.

Maria boasts 800k + follows on social media using the platforms to inspire and motivate her audience. It only came as a natural progression in Fall 2018 to launch her own podcast, Overnight Success. The podcast is a regular in the top charts on iTunes with 5 star reviews and a record number of downloads

Maria is a Patron to the British Fashion Council and sits on the panel, alongside Edward Enninful, Erdem and Caroline Rush, for the BFC Vogue Fashion Fund which grants funding to new up and coming fashion designers.