Susan is a mother of two teenagers, living in Framwellgate Moor in Durham. Susan’s career to date has been based in pharmaceutical quality. She worked for 18 years for GlaxoSmithKline in clinical research and pharmaceutical manufacturing quality in London and in the North East of England. Subsequently she worked for 9 years for a software and contract research company supplying pharmaceutical customers. Most recently, since 2013, she has been working for Sodexo, a facilities management company, as Global Director of Quality & Compliance in pharmaceuticals. Her interests outside of work include family, horses, swimming, skiing and reading.