An American based in Paris, Mary Gallagher has been working in the European fashion industry for twenty-five years. Mary joined Martens & Heads at its launch in 2004 and worked with the company until 2008. After an 18-month hiatus spent in Boston, Massachusetts, Mary rejoined Martens and Heads in January 2010.
 
Mary brings a unique perspective on search and the fashion industry, garnered from her years as an industry insider. Prior to Martens & Heads, Mary was the Buying Consultant for the prestigious fashion store, Harvey Nichols. Her success in introducing some of the world's new creative international talent and top-tier brands in ready-to-wear, shoes, accessories and beauty contributed to Harvey Nicholsí authority as a fashion mecca.
 
Mary returned to fashion journalism and London in the early nineties as Executive Fashion and Beauty Editor of Marie Claire UK. Mary continues her journalistic contributions as a freelance writer.