Career Guide: Susan Voase
Susan is an experienced businesswoman, consultant, advisor and career guide. She works with Position Ignition to fuel her interest in working with senior executives and CEOs to help define their strategic goals and to help them achieve balance in both their personal and professional lives.
Susan has over 20 years of experience working across multiple sectors at all levels from Board to front-line and has a broad set of personal capabilities. Her career started in marketing and has encompassed strategy and business development, change and general management, consulting and independent working as an advisor of start-ups. She has worked for Barclays, Fujitsu, Abbey National, InHealth Group, Microsoft, BBC, PWC and a range of smaller businesses. Susan’s leader roles have included Group Marketing Directorships, Strategy Directorships, Business Development Management, Sector Lead Management and Cross-organisational programme management.
Susan’s career has led her into key roles where she has worked with business executives delivering transformational programmes. These have been strategic, organisational and market-focused, and all have delivered significant positive change within the organisation, based upon her empathetic and engaging style as a coach, guide, consultant and advisor.
Susan’s great interest is in helping individuals with their personal transitions. This started when she helped CEOs and senior executives define their goals in terms of their “house on the hill”, where it has been increasingly important to achieve balance in both personal and professional drivers in order that they achieve effective and sustainable performance improvements.
Her main focus is to provide senior individuals the time and thinking space in which to objectively consider the critical issues and paths that impact them in their business decisions, and then to work with them through those decisions both personally and professionally in order to achieve their ambition.
Susan studied and holds a BA (Hons) degree from Greenwich University.