Maria Mora is the representative of the Spanish Association of Accounting and Business Administration (AECA) at EFRAG. She has 15 years of international experience leading and managing Digital Transformation projects, data standards and technologies within the financial and sustainability regulatory reporting sector. Leading the ideation, research, design, development and launch of user-centric products. Expert in the domain of regulation and finance with a close connection to global regulatory and supervisory authorities.
Maria is also the Chair of the Best Practices Board at XBRL International, Principal Engineer on Artificial Intelligence and XBRL Expert at Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, Member of the IFRS Taxonomy Consultative Group (ITCG), Liaison representative at the ISO TC322(Sustainable Finance) and TC64 (Financial Services) and Technical leader of the Integrated Suite Working group at the Spanish Association of Accountants (AECA).
She leads projects to increase the adoption of financial and non-financial information among companies and their stakeholders using technologies and reporting standards. Previously, she worked at CDP, XBRL Spain and Atos Consulting Spain for the dissemination of the XBRL standard within Spanish regulatory and supervisory entities. Maria has a high-profile career in strategy, research, innovation and technical leadership in the business reporting domain. Since 2005, she is a member of several XBRL working groups from the Spanish Financial and Corporate reporting community, participating in projects with national regulatory authorities, including the Bank of Spain, supervisory agencies and national accounting associations (AECA), leading experience in Financial, Solvency, Corporate, and Sustainability Reporting. Maria is Doctor of Engineering in Systems Engineering at the University of Bristol (United Kingdom) and graduated in Computer Engineering at the University of Huelva (Spain) in 2009 with the best academic records award. Her areas of research are system engineering applied to corporate reporting, information systems, semantic technologies and Big data. She is author and co-author of several international articles related to XBRL in financial and sustainability reporting published in business and information systems journals, academic conferences, books, magazines and other publications