Mary is a digital maven, entrepreneurial leader and business mentor.
In 2013, after c-suite roles at WPP, Steak, Reform and Collective, Mary co-founded medical technology startup MyHealthPal as well as the women’s networking franchise How She Made It. Both enterprises started in London, but have expanded to the US and Canada.
Mary’s illustrious career started in advertising sales on Fleet Street in the UK, in the late 80’s. She soon recognised the impact ‘digital’ would have and has been part of the digital revolution ever since.
Mary has helped guide several of the world’s largest brands’ entry to the disruptive and evolving landscape of digital, including Mazda, Ford, John Lewis, BUPA and British Gas. She was the first woman to Chair The Guardian’s Changing Advertising Summit. Mary is also Global Ambassador for BIMA and a Board member of London Tech Advocates and sits of the Advisory Board of TLA’s Women in Tech, a Mayor of London initiative.
Mary has two sons, aged 29 and 14 and lives in London with her chef husband, Gerry.