Susan has over 30 years’ experience as a Chartered Secretary and is currently Senior Director at JTC Group with responsibility for a team of governance professionals providing out-sourced services to primarily listed investment trusts. Prior to this her career has been working for professional service firms such as PWC LLP, TMF Group and Mayer Brown International LLP, leading teams of various sizes in the delivery of advisory corporate governance and company secretarial services to a wide range of clients. Her focus in recent years has been on listed entities in particular managing several fit for listing governance reviews and implementation of corporate governance frameworks together with post listing advisory services on embedding procedures and policies into an organisation, which has included board and committee meeting support and executive training.
During her time at TMF Group, Susan was a member of the UK Exco with responsibility for the development of strategic direction of the UK business and implementation of the strategic plan, risk management and control.
During 2016, Susan was a member of The Institute's working party which developed an industry standard share dealing code, post implementation of the new Market Abuse Regime. She regularly presents at forums on the trust and transparency agenda related to corporate governance.
She has also been on the UKRIAT Committee and Qualifications Committee since (October 2016) and is also Chair of the Membership Committee.