Mary is an experienced researcher, with skills in qualitative, quantitative and spatial analysis. Mary previously held an academic research position in the Geography department at Northumbria University.
Since joining TBR, Mary has contributed to range of projects including the role and value of design to the UK economy, assessment of digital skills in the UK workforce, an evaluation of the Design Network North programme and a detailed examination of the visual arts sector.
Mary holds a First Class BSc in Crime Science from Northumbria University, which has equipped her with understanding and skills in crime prevention, data analysis, forensic science, and social issues. Mary also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management and Sustainable Development, which has encompassed emergency planning and preparedness, disaster response and recovery, climate change, and sustainable development.
Mary is currently on maternity leave and will be returning to work in summer 2017.