Mary Jo Jacobi has held senior roles in the banking and financial services industry at HSBC (1993-2000), Lehman Brothers (2000-2001) and Drexel Burnham Lambert (1985-1990). She has also worked in the global oil and gas industry, notably as Vice President, Group External Affairs at Royal Dutch Shell (2001-2005) and as Executive Vice President at BP America following the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (2010-2011). She was also a Non-executive Director of Tate and Lyle plc (1998-2004). Mary Jo was formerly an aide to President Ronald Reagan, joining his administration in 1981 and serving as Special Assistant for Business Liaison from 1983-1985. She resumed US government service when President George H W Bush appointed her Assistant Secretary of Commerce of the United States (1992-1993). From 2005-2010 she was a Civil Service Commissioner in Great Britain. Currently, Mary Jo is a consultant on business strategy and communications and is a Non-Executive Director of Mulvaney Capital Management. She has been a Visiting Fellow of the Leeds University Business School since 2004 and of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation since 2009. She is a Fellow of the RSA and a member of the Royal Institution, the Worshipful Company of International Bankers and the FCO’s Wilton Park Advisory Council.
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