Mary Bright, Head of Social Affairs & Age Special Advisor, Phoenix Group
Mary has multi-disciplinary experience from her career in financial services; she understands the importance of, and multiple factors in, both preparing for and celebrating our increasing longevity.
Mary is specialist policy adviser to Andy Briggs, the Government’s Business Champion for an Age Society, as well as leading Phoenix’s Social Affairs strategy and delivery. Mary works with a wide range of stakeholders, including Government, on issues relating to long term savings and pension sector, employment, social policy and our Ageing Society.
She sits on a variety of government working groups and in 2018 she was appointed by the Women and Equalities Select Committee as a specialist adviser to their enquiry into age discrimination at work.