- Senior Advisor
- Economic & Financial Consulting
- T: +61 2 8247 8000
- Bachelor of Science, University of Sydney
- Honours in Science, UNSW Sydney
- Master of Environmental Management, UNSW Sydney
Susan Calvert is a Senior Advisor in the Economic & Financial Consulting practice. An accomplished and globally connected senior executive, Susan specialises in bridging the gap between government and industry to solve highly complex public policy challenges and support business growth opportunities.
Susan's areas of expertise include:
- International business growth strategy
- Public policy and government advisory
- Strategy consulting and research
- Economic, social and environmental impact analysis
- Sustainable infrastructure development
- Performance improvement and management
Susan has 25+ years of professional experience working in both the private and public sectors. She has partnered with major international corporations and technology startups to facilitate international investments, develop business strategy and deliver business growth. She has also worked with all levels of Government to deliver public policy reform, improve regulation, develop sustainable infrastructure and adopt innovative approaches to service delivery.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Susan was CEO of Bungan Partners, providing expert corporate advisory services to support investment and business growth. Susan has held multiple roles with the NSW State Government including as Executive Director of NSW Trade & Investment, facilitating over $2 billion in international investment into Australia each year and supporting hundreds of companies to grow and export.
Susan is the former Head of the NSW Premier’s Strategy & Delivery Unit where she drove evidence-based policy reforms and solved complex public policy challenges, including coordinating the NSW government's response to the global financial crisis.
As Director of the NSW State Plan Office, Susan set targets for service delivery improvements and developed a performance based business system across the NSW Government.
Susan was also a Manager at the Olympic Coordination Authority, delivering sustainable infrastructure and the innovative "green" features of the 2000 Sydney Olympic games site.