Maria Banti

United Kingdom

A Senior Clinical Embryologist and Laboratory Director with extensive experience in the field of Embryology. Maria’s education and training include a BSc in Genetics, Molecular & Developmental Biology from Aristotle University, an MSc in Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Medicine from University College London, a Certificate from the Association of Clinical Embryologists UK and an Executive MBA from CASS City University London. With over a decade of experience in the field of Embryology, Maria has worked in top IVF clinics in London and Greece, including Prof. Ian Craft’s clinic in Harley Street.

Currently, she is working at Orchid Fertility Dubai as a Senior Clinical Embryologist and Laboratory Director. Her passion for staying up-to-date with the latest innovations and research has led her to participate in numerous international scientific conferences and publications related to the field of Embryology. Maria is a member of various prestigious associations, including the Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientist UK (ARCS), the Greek Society of Human Embryology, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).

Maria has established herself as one of the most significant voices for fertility treatment online via her popular social media platforms. Her own personal journey with egg freezing has instilled in her a deep passion for improving the fertility journey for others to make it more personalised, empathetic, and accessible, focusing on each patient’s unique individuality rather than treating patients as mere numbers. As a Co-Founder of MyFertility, Maria’s unique perspective on fertility treatment from both sides of the microscope centers the focus on the patient, first and foremost.