Maria Orphanides
HR Director

Maria is Atomico’s HR Director, responsible for all areas of People Ops including hiring, talent development, performance, reward, team engagement, culture and diversity & inclusion.

Maria spent the first decade of her career building her broad generalist HR skillset within the legal sector, and then moved into the PE industry where she was HR Manager for consumer focused investment fund Lion Capital for 4 years before joining Atomico.

Maria holds a Law degree from University College London and an MSc in HR Management from the London School of Economics.

Outside of work, Maria has always been a keen dancer who had her five minutes of fame dancing live on prime time TV. The proof is on YouTube (with 17 million views!) but she won’t tell us which one…

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