Susan Place Everhart
Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Executive Officer

Susan joined us in July 2020 from Orchid Project where she has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2016. Prior to that, Susan held a number of Executive Leadership positions in both international development and private sector organisations, working in Japan, the United States, China and Haiti, as well as supporting community initiatives in East and West Africa. Susan has also held several board positions.

Susan brings deep international development experience on women and girls’ issues and social change, education leadership experience from serving on academic boards, and extensive strategic and coaching experience from working with a variety of global corporations.

Susan has a strong passion for education and international development, and an outstanding track record in building strong high performing teams and clear capabilities to help us scale our impact.