Susan is an independent consultant working on the intersection of technology and society. Between 2016 and 2019 she worked at the Open Society Foundations, developing international grant-making strategies on disinformation, the online public sphere, algorithmic discrimination and big data. Prior to that she was the first executive director of the Global Network Initiative; a Washington DC based multi-stakeholder initiative focused on the responsibilities of technology companies to protect the free expression and privacy rights of their users when receiving government requests around the world.  She spent ten years working at British Telecom (BT) including six years focused on corporate responsibility, leading BT’s strategy, policy and public reporting.