Susan Gilchrist | Brunswick
Susan Gilchrist

Susan Gilchrist

Chair, Global Clients, London

Susan Gilchrist is Chair, Global Clients, of Brunswick. Her work reflects the international scope and breadth of the firm’s offering and includes counseling clients on major crises, critical issues, mergers and acquisitions, and ongoing corporate reputation building efforts.

Susan was Group Chief Executive, 2012 – 2018, overseeing a period of huge expansion and development at Brunswick, strengthening the firm’s specialist offers and professionalising the management. She has also held senior leadership positions with the firm in Europe and the United States, having served previously as US Managing Partner and Senior Partner for Brunswick’s London office. Susan is regularly ranked among leaders in the field of communications and is frequently asked to speak at conferences and events.

Prior to joining Brunswick in 1995, Susan was a business reporter at The Times and worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company. She is a Founding Supporter in the US of the 30% Club, the group devoted to increasing gender balance across organizations and particularly in boardrooms. She is also Chair of London’s Southbank Centre, the UK’s largest arts centre, and Deputy Chair of King’s Business School Advisory Council. In 2014 she was awarded a fellowship by her alma mater, King’s College, London, and she has completed studies in leadership at Harvard Business School.