Maria Field
Business Director
Circular Polymers by Ascend

Maria Field is a leader in the commercialization and manufacturing of recycled products. As the business development director for Circular Polymers by Ascend, she leads the growth of the company’s recycled nylon 6, nylon 6,6, PET, polypropylene and calcium carbonate feedstocks. Prior to this role, Maria held a number of roles at Ascend and helped create the carbon neutrality program for Ascend Performance Materials and its customers. She began her career as an analyst at Clarian. Maria earned a bachelor’s degree from Hollins University. She also holds an MBA from the University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business.