Susan is a non-executive director of Newton Investment Management and Chair of Newton Board. She is also a non-executive of British Empire Trust plc and is the Chairman at ATI (Alliance Trust Investments), wholly owned subsidiary of Alliance Trust plc, as well as being a Trustee of the Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted.
Susan's executive career was in asset management. She was a Managing Director and Head of Global Equities for Goldman Sachs Asset Management. She also sat on the GSAM International Board. Prior to that, Susan was a Director and Senior European Portfolio Manager for Robert Fleming Asset Management. Most recently, she was involved as a Founding Partner of the Pension Corporation and was a member of its Investment Strategy Committee.
She graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA in History and later completed an MBA at the Manchester Business School.