Mary Francis CBE

Mary Francis CBE


Appointed: 1 October 2016

Relevant skills and experience

Mary has extensive and diverse board-level experience across a range of industries, which has developed from her previous non-executive directorships with Alliance & Leicester, Aviva, the Bank of England, Centrica and Swiss Re Group, her former executive positions and current roles. She brings to the Board strong understanding of the interaction between public and private sectors, skills in strategic decision-making and reputation management and promotes strong board governance values.

Key current appointments

  • Non-executive director, Valaris plc
  • Member of Advisory Panel, The Institute of Business Ethics 
  • Member, UK Takeover Appeal Board

Committee membership