Occupation: Board & Committees
Member Representative Director
Susie George is a Member Representative Director on SSE's Board of Directors and is a Regional General Manager for TAFE NSW. As a senior leader of the North Region, Susie leads a team which provides vocational education and training to tens of thousands of students each year across 35 campuses from Gosford to Kingscliff. In the past year, Susie has also spent six months as the Acting TAFE NSW Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer.
Susie’s leadership career has spanned multiple industries, sectors, and different disciplines enhancing her ability to be an agile and innovative leader. Her career at TAFE NSW began in 2016 as the General Manager People and Safety, where she played a critical role in the organisation’s transformation from 10 separate institutes to One TAFE.
Prior to joining TAFE NSW, she held senior management roles in private and public corporations including Woolworths, Hungry Jacks, and Transport for NSW.
Susie has been actively involved in negotiating major structural efficiency reforms including complex negotiations, acquisitions, and cultural transformations.
As a graduate of Queensland University of Technology, University of Adelaide, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Susie has experienced first-hand the value of education and training in career advancement and development.
Susie is a strong advocate of regional economic development and works closely with local industry to identify and plan for their future capability needs. She provides leadership and works to strengthen and increase the number of strategic partnerships between TAFE NSW, industry, and communities to enhance workforce development within the region.