With our growing world population we are placing Earth’s natural resources under severe pressure. One of our most pressing challenges will be to feed everyone a balanced and nutritious diet while keeping our effects on the environment to a minimum.

Team members

Maria Velkova

Investment Manager


Maria is part of the investment team of Aqua Spark. Prior to joining Aqua Spark, she worked as an advisor to the Minister of Energy in Bulgaria, advising on green transition and decarbonization. Before that Maria worked as a VP for M&A and Business Development at Enery, a CEE renewable energy fund, where she was responsible for deal execution and capital raising and at Low Carbon, a UK investment Fund, where she was responsible for the valuation of the portfolio. She holds a Master’s degree in Energy Trade and Finance from the Cass Business School in London. She is a keen skier and in her free time enjoys books and podcasts.