Susan joined Borders Book Festival as a trustee in March 2016.
For the past 16 years she has worked as a newspaper group editor. She spent 10 years at The Southern Reporter managing six titles in the Scottish Borders. For the past six years she has worked for Wyvex Media as group editor of The Oban Times and its four sister titles.
Prior to joining Border Book Festival as a trustee, Susan was a long-time supporter, with The Southern Reporter partnering with the festival as media sponsor for a number of years.
Susan is also co-founder and a director of Little Door Books, an award-winning children’s publishing company she set up with her husband, and director of Tin Shack Press, a non-fiction book publishing imprint launched in 2021.