Susannah’s early career included teaching philosophy, copywriting, editing and running a company in Portugal. She later became a practitioner in project and business risk management and has lived and worked for many years in Lisbon, Oslo and Brussels. A bridge builder, her interest has always been in uncovering competence and enabling people of divers backgrounds, disciplines and languages to work towards a common goal. 

She is now a playwright with work performed in Lisbon and Houston (Texas) as well as London and also a translator from Portuguese of the plays of Armando Nascimento Rosa, Michelle Ferreira and Nelson Rodrigues. A member of the Out of the Wings collective of theatre practitioners and translators, Susannah is in the management team of their annual London festival and also works in various capacities within her local community theatre.