Mary was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship in 2004 for a study topic of “Leadership and Vision in Agricultural Organisations” and she is still travelling.
Mary has been involved in production agriculture and agricultural business for her all of her career, working in the areas of; Co-operative Development, Finance, Governance, Training and Strategy, in Ireland and the USA.
She has hosted Nuffielders from all over the world and facilitated the NW USA portion of the GFP. She retains close ties with other international Agricultural Leadership programs such as Kellogg and Eisenhower.
She is currently on the Board of Nuffield Ireland and acts as treasurer.