Susie was born in Kenya and grew up on the Kenyan coast. She has been running the Mount Kenya Trust since 2001. Managing solid public-private partnership projects have been key to the Trust’s growth and in this capacity Susie has spearheaded projects such Mount Kenya elephant corridor project alongside the 5 major stakeholders of this internationally successful initiative.
Susie is a Graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies (London University) and Edinburgh University with an MSc with honours in Environmental Protection and Management. She was gazetted as an Honorary Warden of the Kenya Wildlife Service in 2011 and shortlisted for the Eve woman of the Year awards in 2007 in the conservation category.