Mary Ryan

Smashing The Glass Ceiling of UK Industry and Leading The UK’s Response To The COVID Pandemic!

Mary is respected globally as a Female Leader within Innovation.

Mary was a leader in the UK NHS Ventilator Challenge. Ensuring Penlon was able to deliver 12K life-saving ventilators to the NHS. Mary Ryan spearheaded the Ventilator Challenge UK initiative and transformed from a paper-based to digital quality process in an effort to produce nearly 12,000 ventilators to support the fight against COVID 19 in record time. Working with the UK Government, Prime Minister and Government Ministers Mary helped align multi-national manufacturing processes and implemented electronic device history records in ten days and achieved MHRA approval in a record time of three weeks.

Mary has an impressive professional med-tech career where she started as an engineer in electronics subcontract manufacturing and progressed into senior roles in Operations Management & Director for UK Notified Body, European Head of QARA at Stryker, Head of QARA at MD Alloys Ltd and has been a member of the Penlon Executive Key Leadership Team since 2013.

Presenting at the following Great British Expos locations;