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Company Secretary - Susan Swabey

Joined Smith+Nephew in May 2009 as Company Secretary with responsibility for board support and corporate governance, employee and executive share plans and subsidiary governance. Susan is based in Watford, UK.

Other Current Appointments

  • Chair of the CBI Companies Committee.
  • Chair of ShareGift, the share donation charity.

Skills and Experience 

Susan holds an MA from Corpus Christi College Oxford in Literae Humaniores and is a Fellow of The Chartered Governance Institute.

Susan has over 35 years’ experience as a Company Secretary in a wide range of companies including Prudential plc, Amersham plc and RMC Group plc. Her work has covered board support, corporate governance, remuneration, corporate transactions, group risk management, share registration, listing obligations, corporate social responsibility, pensions, insurance and employee and executive share plans. Susan is a frequent speaker on corporate governance and related matters.



Board and committees of Smith+Nephew

More about matters reserved to the board, the roles of Chair, Chief Executive Officer & Senior Independent Director, and the terms of reference for board committees