Ana Maria Santos
Ana is a marketer by background, a change driver and a capability builder by design.
She started her career in Brazil working in B2B marketing in blue chip industrial and manufacturing organizations. She then moved into academia and a career in marketing consultancy and lecturing undergraduate and graduate Strategic Marketing courses in her Alma Mater ESPM (Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing).
Her international career started in the UK after being awarded an MBA at Warwick University, working in the Marketing and Operations practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 2002 she joined Brand Learning, then a startup specializing in building marketing capabilities. As a partner, she moved to NYC to open Brand Learning’s first overseas practice, a thriving, high growth business. She became an Accenture Managing Director when the business was acquired by Accenture.
At the beginning of 2021. following her passion and desire to use her skills to make a difference, she co-founded Equitas Insight, a consultancy aiming to drive Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace.