Mary joined Marlborough College Malaysia in 2022 as the Bursar and is responsible for finance, human resources, information technology and estates services. She spent the previous 3 years at Lady Eleanor Holles International School in Foshan China where she oversaw the construction and opening of a purpose-built school during the pandemic.
Her bursarial experience in the UK education sector included Broomfield Primary School, Chelmsford County High School and Norwich School.
She graduated from Loughborough University with a first-class honours degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Management and was sponsored by Ford Motor Company as an undergraduate trainee. She continued working for them after graduation in several commercial roles in manufacturing, product and business development and purchasing; with her final role being Financial Controller of the Material Planning and Logistics Operations in Europe.
Mary qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). She was the Responsible Officer for Frances Bardsley Academy and Benhurst Primary School before being invited to join the Board of Directors in 2018.