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 IT consulting and management roles in New Zealand, Europe and USA.
As well as being our Chair, Susan is a Director of Sky TV, Goodman NZ, Arvida, and Les Mills NZ Ltd. She added regulatory skills in 2010 and is on the Board of the Electricity Authority.
Susan has a keen interest in sport, education and the environment, and is Chair of 'Home of Cycling' (Avantidrome), a Commissioner of the Tertiary Education Commission, past Chair of Auckland Hockey, and a past board member of companies including; Airways Corp (Chair), Abano, Auckland Regional Holdings, Ports of Auckland, Transpower, St. Cuthbert's College, the NZ Ecolabelling Trust (Chair) and the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).
She lives in Auckland, has 3 adult children, and enjoys the outdoors: golf, skiing, mountain biking, tramping, kayaking and her ‘pimped up’ caravan Sybil.