Suzie Riddell is Chief Executive Officer at Social Ventures Australia.
She previously held the role of Chief Strategy Officer, leading the Strategy & Advocacy team and she draws on her extensive experience in the social purpose and commercial sectors to lead SVA’s systems change agenda.
Suzie has led the development of innovative education and employment ventures, securing philanthropic seed capital and demonstrating impact to win scale funding from government. She has built SVA’s Practice Area and Policy & Advocacy capabilities.
Prior to joining SVA, Suzie was a consultant at Bain & Company. Suzie holds a Bachelor of Accounting (University Medal, First Class Honours) from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Master of Philosophy (International Relations) from the University of Cambridge.
She is a Director of the Community Council for Australia, a Non-Executive Director of The Observership Program, and formerly of YWCA NSW and Holdsworth Community Centre and Services. She was a winner of AFR BOSS Magazine’s Young Executive of the Year 2017.
Suzie will participate in Building resilient charities to support Australia's wellbeing, as a panellist.