Director of Change & Performance
Mary joined Bettys & Taylors as Mail Order Manager in 1985, becoming Group Creative & Communications Director in 2009. In 2013 her role changed to Director of Change & Performance, to lead organisational change and be a steward of the culture.
After studying textile design at Leeds University, Mary set up her own business as a weaver and freelance designer. She became curator of the Cleveland Crafts Centre and then joined Bettys & Taylors in 1985 to establish the Bettys mail order service. She has been responsible for several functions including PR, the development of online, design and communications. She was Head of Product Development for Taylors for 13 years before taking on the role of Communications Director and subsequently her present role in the Collaborative CEO where she served three years as a member of the Group Board. Mary is also a Board member of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, to which Bettys & Taylors belongs.