Suzzane Wood specializes in board-level finance and Non-Executive Director recruitment for leading global organizations. Her extensive search and leadership assessment experience covers all sectors, as well as specialist roles including tax, treasury, strategy, corporate finance, IR, and audit and risk. Based in London, Suzzane leads the firm’s European Financial Officers Practice and is member of the European Board & CEO Practice.
Suzzane has more than 30 years of experience as a trusted advisor working with boards on financial officer appointments and succession planning/team assessment. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, she was Head of the European Financial Officers Practice at a leading global executive search firm. Earlier, Suzzane established the CFO practice of a specialist global search firm, where she was a Partner.
Education & Affiliations
Suzzane received her BA (Hons) in English and American literature from the University of East Anglia. She is a regular presenter at Deloitte’s Next Generation CFO Academy. Suzzane has also represented the England Women’s Chess Team both in the UK and abroad.
Financial Officers, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers