Mariana Cunha de Paula


Mariana Cunha de Paula is a Principal at Kingsley Gate Partners. Mariana has more than 14 years of experience in executive search specializing in the consumer goods, retail, life sciences, and agribusiness industries.

Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Mariana worked for other leading executive search firms—including seven years at Odgers Berndtson. She specialized across several industries and was the focal point not only for executive search projects but also for Assessment and Coaching programs.

Mariana holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from PUC-GO; a postgraduate degree in Business Administration (CEAG) from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-SP); and an International Training Program in Executive and Life Coaching (ICI).

A native speaker of Portuguese, she is also fluent in English. Mariana is based in our firm’s Brazil location.