Susie has held a range of senior roles across corporate, government and not-for-profit organisations. She brings extensive insight into charity regulation and not-for-profit governance to the Little Sparklers board, as well as professional expertise in communication, media relations and marketing, ITC, operations and business strategy and management.

Susie was the inaugural Director of Public Affairs and Education and the Head of Digital Strategy at the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission, the national charity regulator. She is also a non-executive Director of simple.space, a SaaS technology startup, and has held leadership and management roles implementing large and complex green fields and start-up organisations in the federal government and not-for-profit sector.

Susie is currently the Senior Manager of Communications and Outreach for the newly formed Australian Financial Complaints Authority, a national not-for-profit organisation, and has provided communications advice to multiple health-focused organisations including the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Dieticians Association of Australia.

Susie holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Communication in Advertising and Marketing.

She lives in Melbourne with her wonderful husband and her beautiful young daughter who she nurses to sleep and enjoys cuddling as they bedshare overnight and contact-nap on weekends.