Susan became a Director in January 2017 and was appointed Chair on 16 February 2017. A professional Director since 1996, in 2015 Susan was appointed an Officer of the Order of New Zealand (ONZM) for her to services to corporate governance. Having trained and practiced as a pharmacist, Susan completed her MBA at London Business School, then worked in strategy and I/T consulting and management roles in New Zealand, Europe and USA. She worked in the steel sector at Fletcher Challenge and was General Manager of Wiremakers. Susan's directorships also include Sky Network TV Ltd, Goodman NZ Ltd, Arvida Group Ltd, Theta Systems Ltd (Chair), Les Mills NZ Ltd, Electricity Authority and Tertiary Education Commission.