Former Global Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Philips CHRM in Amsterdam, Mary has long experience as a consultant, executive, researcher and thought leader in global business, focusing on talent management, learning and development. Her passion is around inclusion, gender balance, leadership, communication, people and talent development. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Women's International Networking conference (WIN), Europe's largest annual event for professional women. She is a member of the European Institute for Managing Diversity. She is a former member of the ICF and the EMCC and coaching and mentoring activities still hold her interest strongly.
For over four years she served on the Executive Committee of one of the world’s premier hospitality management universities, Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland and London. She anchors Copenhagen Business School’s Leading Women program. A professor in the field of Organizational Behaviour, her doctoral research focused on the Systemic Impact of Implicit Bias. She is a sought-after speaker and moderator, recently moderating the Equal Pay session at the UN in Geneva; the Leading Women panel at the annual WINConference; and the Women in IT at Shell conference.