Sue was appointed as Pestalozzi International Village Trust’s CEO in July 2011. Prior to joining PIVT Sue had a 25-year career in investment banking where she specialised in aviation finance, latterly becoming Head of Structured Finance for Rolls-Royce Capital Limited and Chairman of the British Exporters Association. Sue then turned to the third sector taking on both executive and non-executive roles. Sue retired as Pestalozzi’s CEO at the end of August 2019 and was subsequently appointed to the Board of Trustees. She is also the Company Secretary of the Pestalozzi International Foundation and its trading arm. Sue is an Independent Director of Fly Leasing Limited, a NYSE-quoted company, and chairs their Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee. She is a Trustee of the Sussex East Area Meeting of Quakers, a Trustee of Raystede Animal Sanctuary and a member of the Finance Committee of the East Sussex College Group. She enjoys scuba diving and photography, often combining the two pursuits!