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Suzy Walton

Dr. Suzy Walton - journalist, business leader and keynote speaker - is an expert on making boards more strategic and improving HR within organisations with a focus on diversity. A former senior civil servant, including at the MoD, and a Chartered Director with an impressive portfolio of board roles, Suzy uses personal anecdotes and experiences to demonstrate how 'you don’t always have to have a plan to succeed'.

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Suzy Walton Biography

Dr. Suzy Walton - business leader, broadcaster and keynote speaker - sits on countless boards; was a Senior Civil Servant at the head of government, including in the Ministry of Defence (MoD), and is a Chartered Director with an impressive portfolio of board roles. Her deep knowledge and varied experience makes her an expert on making boards more strategic and improving HR within organisations with a focus on diversity.Her first job Whitehall job was with the Ministry of Defence.  Suzy had many classified roles. Rumour has it she is a trained interrogator. What IS known is that she has a PhD in Military Suicide.Moving into the Cabinet Office, with a job in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, Suzy then left government for the world of business in 2007 and became a chartered director. She has a current portfolio of board roles with many high profile organisations. She is...

Dr. Suzy Walton - business leader, broadcaster and keynote speaker - sits on countless boards; was a Senior Civil Servant at the head of government, including in the Ministry of Defence (MoD), and is a Chartered Director with an impressive portfolio of board roles. Her deep knowledge and varied experience makes her an expert on making boards more strategic and improving HR within organisations with a focus on diversity.

Her first job Whitehall job was with the Ministry of Defence.  Suzy had many classified roles. Rumour has it she is a trained interrogator. What IS known is that she has a PhD in Military Suicide.

Moving into the Cabinet Office, with a job in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, Suzy then left government for the world of business in 2007 and became a chartered director. She has a current portfolio of board roles with many high profile organisations. She is on the board of the Institute of Directors (IoD), she is the Deputy Chairman of London-based think tank the RSA, and she has just finished six years as the deputy chair of the body that regulates the internet. She also sits on the State Honours Committee, the body that makes honours recommendations to the Prime Minister and the Queen.

Suzy is also on the board of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) which regulates and funds (with a budget of over £5 billion) the country’s 120+ universities.  She also recently completed a 9 year stint at Westminster University and was Deputy Chairman of the governing body.

Suzy started out life as a West End actress, and went on to be producer, presenter and editor of her own travel programme on LBC Radio.

Suzy is an expert at juggling complex responsibilities and achieving success in the face of relentless barriers. She has six children, the youngest still a baby, was a widow for many years, and refuses to allow her personal life to become an obstacle in the face of her achievements. Priding herself on her enviable work-life balance, Suzy inspires others to believe that with the right motivation and courage, anything can be achieved. She truly believes that everyone is capable of more than they think.

For further information or to book Suzy Walton, call us at Speakers Corner on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

Dr. Suzy Walton - business leader, broadcaster and keynote speaker - sits on countless boards; was a Senior Civil Servant at the head of government, including in the Ministry of Defence (MoD), and is a Chartered Director with an impressive portfolio of board roles. Her deep knowledge and varied experience makes her an expert on making boards more strategic and improving HR within organisations with a focus on diversity.

Her first job Whitehall job was with the Ministry of Defence.  Suzy had many classified roles. Rumour has it she is a trained interrogator. What IS known is that she has a PhD in Military Suicide.

Moving into the Cabinet Office, with a job in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, Suzy then left government for the world of business in 2007 and became a chartered director. She has a current portfolio of board roles with many high profile organisations. She is on the board of the Institute of Directors (IoD), she is the Deputy Chairman of London-based think tank the RSA, and she has just finished six years as the deputy chair of the body that regulates the internet. She also sits on the State Honours Committee, the body that makes honours recommendations to the Prime Minister and the Queen.

Suzy is also on the board of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) which regulates and funds (with a budget of over £5 billion) the country’s 120+ universities.  She also recently completed a 9 year stint at Westminster University and was Deputy Chairman of the governing body.

Suzy started out life as a West End actress, and went on to be producer, presenter and editor of her own travel programme on LBC Radio.

Suzy is an expert at juggling complex responsibilities and achieving success in the face of relentless barriers. She has six children, the youngest still a baby, was a widow for many years, and refuses to allow her personal life to become an obstacle in the face of her achievements. Priding herself on her enviable work-life balance, Suzy inspires others to believe that with the right motivation and courage, anything can be achieved. She truly believes that everyone is capable of more than they think.

For further information or to book Suzy Walton, call us at Speakers Corner on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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