Mary is an innovation specialist, systems thinker and a circular, bioeconomy and sustainability consultant. As the founder of UpThink Innovation Agency – Mary works with SMEs, and large organisations to create strategies to develop circular and bio-based business models to generate growth.
As a Chartered Engineer(CEng) and technologist Mary is proficient in combining her expertise in innovation, circularity, the built environment and IT/digitalisation, to create growth opportunities, enabling organisations to transition to a low carbon future. UpThink creates outcomes that are not only enable economic growth but also generate positive environmental and societal impact.
Lecturing in UCD School of Engineering, Mary delivers modules on Entrepreneurship, decarbonisation and the circular economy and in addition collaborates with UCD Energy Institute and industry companies to solve decarbonisation challenges.