Maria Penderud started to work for the Alliance as the Financial Manager in January 2022. She is responsible for various financial aspects of the Alliance, including performing the monthly financial accounting, managing donor contributions and funding disbursement, and supporting the budget planning and financial reporting processes.
She has worked with finance in several areas since 1997. From 2009 onwards, she has taken care of the finances for several foundations and human rights organizations. She also has her own accounting firm since 2009.