A former chief executive officer in the not for profit sector, Susan is an experienced leader, strategist and change maker.
Having grown her former organisation from a small, unknown legal service to one that is now highly respected and influential, Susan understands the challenges of leading an organisation through a significant period of change.
Susan is driven by her passion for helping people to build their confidence, find their voice and to achieve success. As a leader, coach and director Susan is adept at helping both individuals and organisations find their own strengths and to achieve their goals.
Susan is a barrister and solicitor with two decades experience with a Bachelor Arts (1995), a Bachelor of Laws (1998) and a Graduate Certificate of Legal Practice (1999) from the University of Tasmania. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Susan’s practices revolve around building relationships, collaboration and innovation in the delivery of outcomes. She has a strong and demonstrated track record in the delivery of law reform, influence over policy and is a seasoned media performer.
A big picture thinker with an eye for detail, Susan spends as much time outside the box as she does in it. Her experiences in law, executive leadership and as a company director leave her well placed to provide expert, practical and strategic insights across a diverse range of individual and organisational development.
Susan was awarded the Tasmanian Women Lawyers Biennial Achievement Award for outstanding contribution and achievement to the practice, development and education of law and social justice in 2014.
In 2015 Susan was named Tasmanian winner of the For Purpose and Social Enterprise category of the Telstra Business Women’s Award, and in 2016 Susan was named the Tasmanian State Winner of the Australian Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership.