Company Secretary

Marty is a dual citizen (US and UK) and a dual qualified solicitor.  She has lived and worked in London for the last 19 years.   She serves as a trusted advisor for the CFOs and CEOs of her clients.  In her long career as a partner in two international law firms, she was the managing partner of the London office for 5 years and served on the executive committee and the partner compensation committee for that law firm. In addition, she led the banking team in London for Bryan Cave, a global law firm for many years.  She stepped down from her partnership role in mid-2016 to become ‘Of Counsel’ with Bryan Cave so that she can spend more time on charitable and other activities.

In addition to her law practice, she serves as a trustee on the board of UK Coaching (the UK’s National Sports Coaching Foundation) and was recently appointed the Senior Independent Director on the Board and a member of the audit & finance committee  as well as head of the governance committee. She is also a trustee on the board of the University of Colorado UK Foundation as well as serving on the inaugural international advisory board for the Chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Marty has been a proponent for change on women’s issues, including equality and improved opportunities, for several decades and mentors younger women.

IWF UK Board activities

Marty is a member of the board of IWF UK and is the Company Secretary. She serves as primary liaison for the board with the Emerging Leaders Network (ELN), a network of the next-generation of leaders supported by IWF UK.