He studied Management and Corporate Finance and Investments at the University of Tartu, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration; he has also studied in various economic universities of Berlin and Paris.
He developed practical skills by working at the International University Audentes as the financial management lecturer and at commercial enterprises Spar and Edeka as a marketing manager.
Although he has also worked as a lecturer, by nature, he is rather a practitioner, who is actively involved in the everyday work of the company. And he is good at what he does! Thanks to his creative ideas and immense energy, Estonian business landscape has gained quite a few enterprises. His work and activities are his hobbies – he loves what he does. He comes to work smiling every morning.
Maria, who studied at the University of Tartu, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, is a leader with specific goals. She has gained experience as a specialist of the Baltic States in the Marketing Department of Stähler International GmbH & Co. KG in Germany.
Currently, she directs the work of 200 employees at Avatar. She has great respect for translators and their work, which is one of the reasons she became involved in this field and has stayed faithful to it already for 15 years.
Maria enjoys her work and cooperation with people who have sparkle in their eyes, which shows that they love their work. Due to her accuracy and ability to analyse, she can find a solution to every situation. There is no expression “not possible” in her vocabulary – everything is possible, if it is necessary.
Her energy and positivity can be felt in the activities and development of the whole company.
She has graduated from the University of Tartu and holds a Master’s degree in the business and administration speciality of culture management. She has passed several time management trainings, and with her negotiation abilities, Kristiina can manage projects fast and successfully.
Before coming to Avatar, she was running real estate projects, which gave her valuable experience of time management, as well as project planning and management.
By virtue of her excellent skills of time management and risk assessment, she always completes her projects successfully and on time. She loves to communicate and discuss to find solutions to all tasks through communication.
She enjoys her work that puts her to test in different and new situations every day. Besides the big picture, she also pays attention to details, and as a perfectionist, she always demands high quality from herself.
She has studied history at the University of Tartu, and journalism and public relations as an additional speciality. She put herself to test already during her university studies and studied one year as an exchange student at the University of Glasgow in Great Britain.
She has passed several trainings that include project management, self-development and teamwork, competency models and their implementation, protocol and etiquette, etc., which have provided her with lots of additional knowledge and many skills in terms of teamwork and project management.
Before coming to Avatar, she was running international projects.
Her positive attitude towards life and dutifulness have always got her through difficulties. The key factors to her successful performance are the ability to approach tasks systematically and to implement all her skills and knowledge.
Whenever necessary, she uses her creativity to find quick solutions to problems and guarantees the best end-result for every project.