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Mary Nicholson
Head of Responsible Investment, Managing Director (MIRA), Mcquarie Group Limited, UK

Mary is the Head of Responsible Investment for Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA). Supported by a global team of experienced sustainability professionals, Mary sets and guides implementation of best practices globally across MIRA’s investment lifecycle, and measurement and communication of MIRA’s impact and performance.

Mary joined Macquarie in 2002. Prior to taking on her current role Mary was the Chief Risk and Sustainability Officer for MIRA, where she oversaw the management of environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities across MIRA’s global portfolio of investments as well as operational risk within MIRA. Before that, Mary was Chief Financial Officer of the ASX-listed Macquarie Atlas Roads (now Atlas Arteria) and its predecessor Macquarie Infrastructure Group. 

Before joining Macquarie, Mary worked in the financial services audit practices division of PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and Sydney. Mary holds an MA from Cambridge University and a Master of Finance from INSEAD.