Senior Business Development Executive Penningtons Manches LLP
Maya Mancuso is a Senior Business Development Executive with Penningtons Manches LLP, a forward-thinking UK law firm. She leads on US business development and marketing initiatives for the firm’s first international office, in San Francisco. Penningtons is a go-to firm for inwards investment into the UK; working with innovative US businesses to set up and succeed in the UK, as well as helping UK companies with their overseas expansion. Prior to Penningtons, Maya worked in San Francisco for London & Partners, the Mayor of London's official promotional company and economic development office. She advised globally ambitious North American companies on doing business in London, helping them with their international expansion and growth. Maya is a Tech London Advocate and strives to champion London’s potential as a world-class hub for technology and digital businesses.
Maya is a Northern California native, originally from the small town of Sonoma. She holds a BA in Humanities from the University of San Diego, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Summa Cum Laude highest honors, and was awarded by the University for attaining the highest academic standing in both the Humanities department and Italian department. While at university, Maya studied in Rome and in London, developing her love for the UK and disposition for working in the transatlantic British-American business world. Maya lives in San Francisco and enjoys running half marathons and volunteering as a mentor for Bay Area girls in the foster care system.