Mary Foulkes OBE

Director of HR and OD at South London and Maudsley; South West London and St Georges NHS Trust

Mary Foulkes OBE is director of HR and OD, a role shared between South West London and St George's, and South London and Maudsley.

Mary is a highly experienced HR director who has worked at senior levels for over 20 years in a range of different sectors including manufacturing, banking, third sector and the NHS. She has worked in single-site hospitals through to Europe-wide HR operations. During her time at HSBC Global Investment Banking she was responsible for global HR operations for a business unit of around 100,000 people across a broad diversity of cultures.

Mary has been a local councillor in Southwark and received the OBE in 2003 for her charitable work and services to diversity. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.