Mary Champion

Commercial Manager, Ascentric

Mary Champion

Mary has wide-ranging experience of delivery, assurance, governance and commercial leadership, established with both Government and Private Sector organisations. Her initial career was in technology based management consulting, leading to a role as Vice President of Capgemini UK, with responsibility for delivery of all technology programmes within the Public Sector, working with clients across a range of Government departments. She developed her experience and interest in Innovation through her role as Non-Executive Director of the Intellectual Property Office, acting as a member of the Steering Board and Audit Committee for 9 years. She was also a Non-Executive Director of the Wales Audit Office, recruited as one of a team to establish a new governance structure and with a role on the Resources Committee. She has subsequently acted as a Board-level freelance consultant, providing input and advice on governance and delivery, and most recently has established and led the commercial management function within Royal London Platform Services.