Chief Financial Officer, Pennon Group
Susan joined the Board on 1 February 2015. She is a member of the Sustainability Committee and the Pennon Executive.
Susan is a graduate qualified chartered accountant with 20 years’ experience in the utility sector.
Prior to her current appointment Susan was Finance Director at South West Water between 2007 and 2015, during which time she was responsible for the company’s Business Plan to 2020. She has also held a number of other senior finance roles in the water sector, including as Head of Regulation and Head of Finance (Wastewater) at Yorkshire Water.
Susan’s knowledge of the industry coupled with her financial and regulatory expertise has supported the development of Pennon’s strategy and her input has been invaluable to the Board in its deliberations. Susan is highly respected in the City and has been instrumental in building Pennon’s reputation.
Susan is chair of the CBI South West council and a member of the A4S (Accounting for Sustainability) CFO leadership network.