Maureen Sumner Smith, Managing Director UK & Ireland at BSI
Maureen is currently responsible for the day-to-day management of 700 staff and leading the operational trading and strategic growth of UK Sales, Marketing & Operations within the UK & Ireland. She is directly accountable for the operation of BSI’s UK business streams including assurance services incorporating the Kitemark™ and training and certification.
With extensive international experience in profit & loss management, marketing and business leadership roles within B2B global companies, she has delivered business growth and increased profitability for a variety of products and services in multiple national markets.
Prior to becoming Managing Director, Maureen was Global Marketing Director at BSI with responsibility for group and global strategic marketing including customer insight, portfolio management, e-commerce and brand development. She directly led a group of 50 individuals across all functions of marketing. In markets outside the UK, she set strategic direction and the development of ‘best practice’ marketing tools and processes.