Mary O’Connor is a non-executive director on Carne’s board of directors. A recognised expert in financial services, Mary is a former member of KPMG’s UK board of directors, having held senior executive roles in KMPG, culminating in her appointment as acting CEO in February 2021.
Prior to joining KPMG, Mary worked at Willis Towers Watson, where she was widely recognised as one of the most influential leaders in the industry. She previously held senior positions at the UK Financial Services Authority (now the Financial Conduct Authority) and at the US Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC, where she managed high-profile regulatory cases as Assistant US Attorney.
Mary is a former Co-Chair of Women Corporate Directors, a member of the C200 (global invitation-only membership organisation of leading women corporate executives and entrepreneurs), active in ISC (the leading organisation promoting the advancement of women in insurance) and a former director of the Charity Bank. She is a member of the Bar in New York and Washington and holds a joint degree in Law and BSFS from Georgetown University and an MSC in European Studies from the London School of Economics.