Mary Walker was appointed as a trustee of AVOW from November 2016. Retired in 2015. Formerly spent 11 years as HR Director European Operations responsible for the people within the business and a senior manager in the aerospace sector.
Overall responsibility for health and safety across all European sites as well as recruitment, retention, skill development, policy, procedures, HR and H&S strategic direction.
Earlier career within Nuclear sector as IT and system development manager. Holding BA and MSc. Voluntary sector: held position as Chair of trustee board at Citizens Advice prior to joining AVOW. Since 2018 Mary has been appointed to the Diabetes Research Panel Cymru (DRU) based in Swansea University. The purpose of which is to periodically review and comment on diabetes research projects with a view to approving funding. Mary sits on two further sub-committees connected with diabetes which are specialist fields and participates as a lay member.