Susan has been involved in charity work for most of her life. After studying languages and working in the travel industry in Europe, Susan lived in Asia for five years in Japan and the Philippines where she had her first daughter. Her second daughter was born in Belgium after which she returned to the UK. For the last 30 years she has helped run a meditation group in Sevenoaks Kent and is actively involved in her own parish. After returning to university as a mature student, completing a degree in Culture and Belief Systems, she joined the WCCM in London as a volunteer and has worked there for 20 years. Susan is an oblate, and a WCCM trustee.