Lt Colonel Read

Lt Colonel Mary Read


Lt Col Mary Read BSc Hons PhD MBA CMngr is Commanding Officer of 254 Medical Regiment, the Army’s Medical Services presence in the East of England.

As a Reserve, Mary also has a civilian job as a Business Director in a busy medical communications company.

As CO, Mary is responsible for some 400 soldiers spread across the region and beyond, a role which utilises her relevant expertise in healthcare governance, medical planning and delivery of primary care and pre-hospital care in the military. She and her team are responsible for planning high quality medical and leadership training to their unit. As a civilian, Mary brings expertise in business management and communications – as well as scientific programs and significant media experience.