Eki Maria - Founder & Director
Eki Maria, Lead Agent and Founder and Director of Artistes Collective Talent Management grew up in North-West London, the fourth daughter of first generation Nigerian parents. Her stage and screen career has seen her working alongside Hollywood knock outs Albert Finney and Ioan Gruffudd in box office success 'Amazing Grace,' and guest appearing in BBC hospital drama 'Casualty'.
A writer Eki wrote avidly throughout her younger years winning The Cambridge University Young Afro Caribbean Poet of the Year Award 1994. She went on to complete a degree in Philosophy at University College London, in a department whose alumni include Jonathan Dimbleby, Ricky Gervais and she's currently a Lifestyle Columnist for African Business Network, africanbusinessnetwork.co.za and US wellbeing website Sheisfiercehq.com.
Eki believes true happiness grows when you nurture your inner creative life. She seeks to guide the actors and creatives she works with towards fulfilling their artistic ambitions with integrity and joy.