Susie is a natural leader and her specialism lies in international finance. She has nearly 20 years’ experience in financial services and is a qualified accountant and holds an MBA. She leads BACB’s Executive Committee and is an active member of the Board of Directors.
She joined BACB in 2014 and until mid-2018 she was Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. In this role, she was responsible for all aspects of finance, including business strategy development, as well as being Company Secretary to the Board of Directors. She was appointed onto the Board in September 2017 and into the role of Chief Executive in June 2018.
Susie’s career began on the Unilever graduate training programme, following which she worked in corporate finance and strategic planning roles in the retail sector. She joined Credit Suisse in 1998, and over a 14 year period held a number of global management roles and was ultimately responsible for new business for all divisions of Credit Suisse across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Susie is a former governor of the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies and has a deep knowledge of East Africa, having travelled extensively across the region. Susie is married to a Ugandan lawyer and has four daughters.
She joined the LBBC Board of Directors in November 2018.