Meet the Borro Team – Maria Magnussen

Maria Magnussen

Name: Maria Magnussen

Title: Business Development Director

Time at Borro:  1 month



Most embarrassing moment at work?

I have a really bad memory for names, not great for a Business Development Director, and I spent a whole evening at a black tie event calling my neighbour Mark. Not until the end of the evening did he actually correct me to say his name was Steve… OOPS!

If you could live anywhere in the world other than the UK where would it be?

Sri Lanka. It is one of the most beautiful countries I have ever visited and the people are the loveliest on planet – plus the sun shines!

Who would your dream dinner date be?

007 – Daniel Craig…..Hang on, forget dinner!

If you could splurge on one item, what would it be?

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend!


  • TV Show – Casualty as it makes me feel healthy
  • Film Finding Nemo as my nickname is Dory
  • Band – Rubber
About the Author:

Shani is the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Borro Private Finance.