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Susan Young

Managing Director | Learning and Development

Susan Young

Susan is a global executive with extensive business leadership experience with organisations of varying size and across many sectors. She has held positions in marketing and management development with GE, Black & Decker and Laura Ashley, and was Managing Director-Europe for Aero Products International and First Alert. Her specific areas of commercial expertise are within marketing, business strategy and product development.

Since completing her MSc in Organisational Psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London in 2008, Susan has worked with individuals and groups to deal with business difficulties and help to improve their performance.

As leader of City Academy’s Business Training & Development team, Susan has devised a training programme that, through the power of performing arts training, delivers solutions to business issues and helps individuals, teams and organisations achieve their goals.

Susan became involved with City Academy in 2009 and is delighted to play her role in revealing the power of performing arts training to organisations.

In recent years, Susan has realised her dream of renovating her own medieval home in Le Marche, Italy.