Ms Maria Booker
Programmes Director, Birthrights Team
Ms Maria Booker is Programmes Director of the charity Birthrights – a UK charity dedicated to improving maternity care through a focus on human rights. Maria leads the charity’s policy and campaigning work, training of healthcare professionals and oversees Birthrights advice line.
Ms Booker was previously UK General Manager of Maternity Neighbourhood (a US based, midwife-led company developing a woman-centred electronic maternity record). Maria also led the development of the website 'Which? Birth Choice for Which?' to its launch in 2014. Prior to that Maria had a diverse 11 year career in the Department for Business including taking two bills through Parliament and being Private Secretary to the Energy Minister.