Susan became a Director in January 2017 and was appointed Chair on 16 February 2017. An Independent 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 holds a number of directorships including Sky Network TV, Goodman NZ, aged care provider Arvida, Les Mills NZ Ltd and is also Chair of IT consultancy Theta Systems Ltd, with previous directorships including Ports of Auckland, Transpower, Abano, and Airways (Chair).