BPW International – Regional Co-ordinator Asia Pacific 2011 – current
Susan Jones is an entrepreneur and a director of several diverse Australian companies with a background in tax accounting, economics, legal practice management and corporate governance. She is an adjunct lecturer on legal practice management at the NSW College of Law and a director of an on-line trust accounting academy.
Susan is a member of the BPW International Executive Board, representing the region of Asia-Pacific across thirty countries and some 4,000 members. She has served as BPW Oceania Regional Coordinator, National Vice President, Chair of both BPW International Projects & Mentoring Committees. She is currently serving as a director of Project Five-O, an organisation supporting vocational training for women and girls in developing countries that meets annually during Commission on the Status of women (CSW) at the UN in New York.
This is Susan’s second term as Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator having been re-elected for a further term during the International Congress in Jeju, South Korea in May 2014. Since her election Susan has coordinated BPW sub-regional conferences in Nepal and Mongolia with a third scheduled for the sub-region of West Asia hosted by BPW in Lebanon.
“I have been a member of BPW since 1988 and have travelled extensively, attending and presenting at BPW conferences throughout the five regions and I have seen first-hand how BPW develops the potential of women through our programs and projects world-wide… I joined BPW because I believe as a member of this organisation I can make a difference.”