As Vice President and General Manager of Cogeco Peer 1, EMEA, Susan is responsible for leading the strategic and tactical direction of the organisation in the EMEA region, with a strong focus on helping customers scale their business.
With over 20 years’ experience in the technology industry, Susan brings to the role transformational leadership skills, and expertise in operations, sales and general management. Prior to joining Cogeco Peer 1, Susan was Chief of Staff UK & Ireland at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), responsible for leading HPE’s UK & Ireland growth plan and SMB programme.
Spurred on by her experience as one of the only women in her Computer Science classes in the early 90’s, and the realisation that not much has changed, Susan is passionate about encouraging more women in the technology sector. She is also the Chair of techUK’s Women in Tech Council and a Director of The Tech Talent Charter https://techtalentcharter.co.uk/
Susan has a post-graduate certificate in Education from the University of Greenwich, a Masters certificate in Project Management from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science, Business Information Systems from the University of Portsmouth. Susan is also a Non-Executive Director for JISC https://www.jisc.ac.uk