The principle, Mary, started her career in the Telecoms and Media space with US West International. She was seconded by US West to a think tank, the Centre for Strategic and International Studies ‘CSIS’ in Washington DC and then to Russia as the first person on the ground to establish a new business education school where she raised matching funding.
The majority of her career has been with Deloitte Consulting in the areas of Strategy, Business Development and Financial Processes in the Telecommunications and Media industries, consulting in large European Telecommunications and Media companies.
After leaving Deloitte, Mary founded and ran 2 independent companies focused on real estate development in the London Metropolitan area. She later was instrumental in the set up of a family office focused on private equity where she served as COO for 5 years. Mary broke away from this "family office" in 2014 to pursue her own agenda in alternative energies.
She holds an MIA in Economics from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Creighton University. In addition to her native English, she speaks Italian and French fluently. Mary recently completed a Financial Times Course to qualify as a Non Executive Director, thus providing her with the qualification to sit as a Board Member in the UK.