Based in Edinburgh, UK, Mary Comer is a highly experienced executive search consultant who works with WittKieffer’s global search team to identify exceptional leaders worldwide.
Since joining WittKieffer in 2016, Mary has supported searches for varied clients in education, academic medicine and healthcare, primarily in the UK and mainland Europe. She excels at customizing each search to her client’s specific leadership needs.
Prior to this, Mary spent more than 10 years at a major UK executive search firm, where she worked on a wide range of assignments across the commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors. At the firm’s London office for the first five years, Mary co-headed the research team, before returning to her home city of Edinburgh to help establish a Scottish office, its first outside London.
Before her career in executive search, Mary worked in London for the industrials team at global financial PR firm Finsbury, before joining the new business team at Condé Nast, the luxury publisher, to work across its magazine websites and contract publishing titles.