Maria Eugênia Bias Fortes is a Senior Partner with Kingsley Gate Partners. She has over 12 years of experience in the executive search industry specialized in top level roles in the Consumer, Retail, Education and Life Sciences, Board and Executive Coaching practices.
Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Maria Eugênia was a Partner at Odgers Berndtson. Previously she was a partner at Spencer Stuart, where she worked for 7 years. Before becoming involved with Executive Search, her career was developed in marketing and communications. She worked as a Marketing and Corporate Communications Director for several financial institutions including Deutsche Bank, Caixa Econômica Federal and Banco BMC. She was also a Product Manager for Varig (Brazilian Airlines) and for a law firm, Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão.
Maria Eugênia has a degree in Business Administration with specialization in Foreign Trade from UNA in Belo Horizonte.