Director of Campus Development
Sue is a Chartered Accountant who qualified with Grant Thornton in 1985. She then worked for Ernst & Young and Deloitte Touche in audit and then management consultancy until 1995 when she joined West Kent Health Authority as Deputy Director of Finance. In 1998, she became Assistant Director of Finance at the London Borough of Islington and in 2001 moved to Eastbourne Borough Council as Director of Finance and Corporate Services. In 2005, she joined the University of Brighton as Director of Finance. In 2013, she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Having played a key role in the plans for our Moulsecoomb campus over a number of years, from 2018 she has taken on the role of Director of Campus Development to oversee the implementation of the Moulsecoomb development plan and plans for our other campuses.
Sue has a BA (Hons) English/Philosophy from Exeter University (1982).
As Director of Finance, she oversaw the development of financial strategy during the period 2005–2013 and funding for strategic investment.
As Chief Operating Officer, she oversaw the development and implementation of a new estates strategy including a number of major building programmes.