A South African living in beautiful Innsbruck enjoying an eclectic portfolio career as an oral storyteller, a narrative strategist and communication skills trainer, and a professional brainstormer and idea-executor.
An unstoppable idea-generator and serial entrepreneur, Suzanne has close on 20 years of business experience and is an expert in communication in a variety of forms - creative, technological, media, marketing, cross-cultural - and in how it is used - in business, in non-profits, in academia and as a way to inform, persuade, motivate and sell.
Following a successful career in the corporate world, she founded her first business 2004, a creative studio that evolved over 13 years into a productive creative agency with over 400 clients. Over the years, she's lived in 6 countries across 4 continents and worked globally. A self-confessed maverick, she has started several side businesses and initiatives over the years, including an African travel portal (2004), a cross-cultural training firm (2009), a woman's mentoring consultancy (2011), a children's audio story subscription service (2012), an event promotion platform (2014), and a women's network (2016).
In her spare time, she is a voracious reader and champion of literacy, a community-builder, a fish-hugger, an entertainer, a gardener, a walker, a collector of stories, and a writer and illustrator. She writes and draws on her blog, Sea Change.