Susan joined Capital Cranfield in 2011 after a career over more than 20 years in pensions, which included both in-house and mainstream consulting roles.

At Capital Cranfield Susan is both a professional trustee and a Board Director. Across her current portfolio she variously acts as chairman, sole trustee or co-trustee for a range of schemes, many with overseas parent companies.

Over the years, she has been involved in an extensive range of strategic projects including buy-ins and wind-ups, scheme mergers, investment strategy reviews, funding solutions and member options exercises.

Susan’s natural style is to encourage all of a scheme’s stakeholders to work collaboratively, building sound relationships and allowing everyone a voice. Her approach to leadership is pragmatic, practical and inclusive, providing clear direction with a strong focus on delivering solutions.

Susan is a Member of the Association of Professional Pension Trustees. Away from the office she enjoys travel, food and cinema – not necessarily in that order!


“Susan is a first-class Trustee and Chair and brings more than just her considerable pensions knowledge. She uses her broader business skills to ensure that pension schemes are run effectively, with a friendly and collaborative style whilst also being a strong leader and making things happen.”

Emma Clare