Marina has acquired extensive experience of over 15 years combined in sales, strategy, marketing, market research and corporate development within investment banks and corporations in London, Frankfurt and Vancouver.
Her recent position as Director Corporate Development at Burcon NutraScience (Vancouver) has triggered her passion for new technologies and developments in particular in the plant protein industries within health and wellness.
As Associate Director & Deputy Head of the No. 1 ranked European Corporate Access Team at UBS, Ms. Mez was responsible for corporate relationships with European blue chip companies, providing market intelligence and developing a comprehensive framework for UBS’ branded roadshow service.
Marina holds a Bachelor in Logistics and Organization from the University of Ludwigshafen (Germany). In addition to her international business experience, she is fluent in English, German, Swiss German and French and is currently working toward an intermediate level in Spanish.
She enjoys traveling, dancing tango, skiing and yoga and likes teaching school kids math.