Dr Suzy Walton CDir

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Accreditation and Standards Committee

A former senior civil servant with the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Defence, Suzy has a PhD gained from conducting classified research and is a Chartered Director, Chartered Scientist and Chartered Occupational Psychologist.

Appointed as non-executive director in December 2013, Suzy is also the chair of the Accreditation and Standards Committee of the IoD.

Suzy serves on various boards and committees. She is currently the vice president of the Royal Society of Medicine. She is also on the board of global accountancy regulator, ACCA, and chair of the ACCA global qualifications board. On behalf of the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice Suzy hears disciplinary cases against judges and other members of the judiciary.

Suzy has previously been on many boards, including Birmingham Children’s Hospital, the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the Royal Society for Arts, the government’s Science Advisory Council and the Internet Watch Foundation. She is also the former deputy chair of the University of Westminster.

Suzy had earlier careers on the West End stage and as a broadcaster and journalist. She used to have her own travel programme called Time Off. She has seven children with the youngest arriving during the Covid lockdown of 2020.

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