Mary is the Director of Transactions for WeWork where she negotiates the leasing deals throughout Europe under which WeWork operates its premises. She specialises in real estate and has previously worked with and advised major European developers, landowners and retailers, including British Land, The Crown Estate, SuperDry and Marks & Spencer. Before joining WeWork, Mary set up and ran an Asset Management Team at a large European law firm. She also lectured at Graduate Law School, worked as a real estate lawyer at an American law firm for several years and lived in Marseille for a year where she worked for a large retailer. Mary earned her Masters Degree in French and German from the University of Cambridge and her legal qualifications to practise as a lawyer from Chester College of Law. Mary comes from Liverpool and now lives in North London with her husband and 2 children. She is passionate about gender diversity and equality for women in the workplace and is an active member of the RE Women Group. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym to lift weights!