Mary Geaney – Chief Executive Officer
Mary Geaney has held the position of CEO of Rossie since June 2016. She is an experienced senior executive who has worked with multiple stakeholders in complex political environments up to and including Ministerial level. She has worked within the public, private and charity sectors – delivering change programmes at local, regional and central government levels. She has extensive experience of strategic planning, change management, commissioning/providing services, within robust contract management frameworks.
As CEO she achieves results through leading and developing high performing teams within a context of appropriate governance and financial management. She has led on transformational organisational change as well as large start up programmes of large financial value. Her preferred leadership style is collaborative, working with key stakeholders/partners to achieve results operating within principles of reciprocity– however she is extremely competitive for her organisation at all times. She has achieved formal recognition and awards in a variety of roles for her organisations throughout her career – and always ensures her staff are recognised in any such achievements/awards.
A double Masters level academic with relevant degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Warwick Business School – she is committed to continued professional development to deliver excellence for her organisation.
Since taking up post she has increased revenue year on year, achieved efficiencies, won a new 4 year contract, won 4 National Awards for the organisation, gained formal commendation in Holyrood for the organisation on 2 separate occasions. Most recently her own leadership was recognised by The Association of Scottish Businesswomen National Business Awards when she won the Professional of the Year 2018.