Susan Davies is the Head of Business Banking, Santander, leading a team across a national network who are highly motivated to help people & businesses prosper.
During her leadership in Business Banking she has overseen the signing of a 3-year British Library partnership to support start-up & entrepreneurial business, commitment to the SME Business Charter and founding signatory to the Investing in Women’s Code.
Susan has worked across a variety of relationship & leadership roles in Retail, Business & Corporate banking spanning over 25 years and through her career has become a role model for women and a passionate advocate of career development.
She is a confident speaker and engages audiences on support for business, entrepreneurship, social enterprises and empowerment.
In 2010, Susan took a career break and re-located to Minnesota, USA to support her husband with a work opportunity and became involved with the establishment of the Minneapolis chapter of Dress for Success, a worldwide charitable organisation which empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support & professional attire.
The opportunity allowed her to combine her two passions of fashion and coaching, and last year she became a Trustee for Suited for Success a West Midlands based charity.
Outside of work she is devoted to her extended family, loves to travel, an avid runner, cyclist and never misses a ski season!