Articles by Susan Bannigan
Susan has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Europe and Australia. Susan has worked closely with community groups, social entrepreneurs and the business sector to support new innovations in addressing the complex issues of homelessness, long-term unemployment, social inclusion for refugees and those living with issues of mental health in communities across Australia. Prior to joining Westpac, Susan spent three years in investment banking in London and five years as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in Sydney, Solomon Islands and Paris. Susan holds a Bachelor of Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
The Power of People and Collaboration to Create Lasting Change
Whether they see themselves as leaders or not, those who have the drive and passion to create social change are the people we need to back. We need to invest time, energy and resources into creating opportunities for these individuals to connect and collaborate, so they can develop new approaches and new ways of thinking if we are to overcome the tough social issues facing Australians today. The social problems we face today are complex and far-reaching.