Susan has worked in financial services since 1980. She is a Chartered Accountant (Australia and South Africa) and teaches several short courses for The University of Auckland Business School. She has worked for a ‘Big Four’ Accounting firm for eight years in Cape Town and London, and spent five years with a Wall Street Investment Bank.
Before establishing a financial training consultancy, Susan was Chief Executive of Viaduct Harbour Holdings Limited, Auckland’s waterfront development. She regularly presents seminars for organizations throughout Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia that largely target managers from a non-financial background to help them understand the numbers and the financial tools that are available to assist decision making.
Susan is a non-executive Director of a ‘closed-end’ investment company, listed on the London Stock Exchange. She also chairs the audit committee of an Australian Public Company.
She has an MBA from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business and is the author of serveral books, including "Simply Finance”, Bateman 2010.