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Year of Fellowship: 2016
Suzanne has worked at Brightside for 11 years. Her current role involves supporting the Chief Executive, line managing department heads, and leading on business development to secure new opportunities, partnerships and income for Brightside’s projects supporting disadvantaged young people. Suzanne recently managed the complex technical upgrade of Brightside’s online mentoring platform to an entirely new system.
Suzanne previously worked at University of Exeter, specialising in developing confidence and employability skills in young people. Suzanne has developed a quality framework for one-to-one support with Nesta and Teach First in collaboration with over 20 organisations, and is advising on an EU-wide online skills community project. A Prince II qualified project manager; she is also a member of the executive committee for the National Education Opportunities Network.
Current principal role: Deputy Chief Executive
Current principal organisation: Brightside