Welcome to the home page of Dr Suzy Walton
Suzy Walton is a multi-sector board director with international Chair experience. She has expertise in corporate governance, regulation, health, science and human behaviour. She is qualified as a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Chartered Scientist and Chartered Director.
She had an Executive career as a Senior Civil Servant in central government serving in the Ministry of Defence, the Cabinet Office and the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit. She obtained a PhD from classified MoD research.
Suzy had earlier careers as a producer, presenter and editor for Sky News, the BBC and LBC Radio. She was also a West End actress playing a leading role for three years in the award winning play “Children of a Lesser God.” In 2014 Suzy was awarded an Honorary Degree from the University of Westminster. She is also the proud mother of seven children.
Suzy’s experience in the arts and sciences, with careers in both Whitehall and the West End combined with raising a large family makes her a popular motivational speaker. She has spoken in many settings including the House of Commons, Chatham House, the 30% Club, the IoD’s convention at the Royal Albert Hall and the Bank of England as well as in schools and businesses. During the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020 she interviewed Sir John Scarlett the former head of MI6 in a live webcast for the Royal Society of Medicine.