Mary Adeyemi is a Credit officer (VP) at BAML, where she started her career in 2008 at the age of 20.

Mary started in banking via SEO London, a charity that helps organizations to meet their diversity needs. Since then, Mary has progressed through the ranks gaining both sectorial, product and regional experience. She is regarded as a top performer in her department, one who is ‘able to provide a balanced risk/reward assessment whilst building strong relationships with stakeholders at various levels’.

Her appreciation of her SEO pathway continues to fuel Mary’s passion for promoting social mobility, ethnic and gender diversity in the workplace.

Within BAML, Mary leads her department’s Female Forum, is a committee member on Multicultural Leadership Network (MLN) and mentors for the Africa Recruitment Program.

Outside of BAML, Mary is a Co-chair on the Alumni board of SEO London. This pioneering leadership role is one that Mary uses as a platform to gain further support for the SEO program in the banking industry and further create opportunity for social mobility.

Through key collaboration with sister Charity, SEO Africa, Mary is starting a Virtual mentoring program where young women in Africa, who are about to start their professional careers and experienced Female professionals in London, are given the opportunity enter into a mentoring relationship.

Mary holds a  1st Class bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance from Lancaster University and a Masters in Management from Imperial College. She is also a Chartered Accountant with the ACCA.

She is of Nigerian Descent, a singer; serving as a worship leader in her local church, an avid traveler and a fashion enthusiast.