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Mary Whenman

Mary Whenman

Director, Communications, British Business Bank
Mary is Director, Communications at the British Business Bank, the UK’s economic development bank. Before moving in-house, Mary had a 25-year global agency career where she worked for brands including BP, Butlins, Cadbury, De Beers, Orange and Samsung. Mary is a Fellow of the CIPR, has featured in the PR Week Powerbook since 2015, was President of Women in PR 2015-2018 and is a former Cannes Lions Glass Lion juror. In 2021 she was awarded Outstanding Contribution to the industry and her team won In-house team of the Year at the PRCA City & Financial Awards 2021.