Susan Oliver
Founder and Chair, Scale Investors
Susan is an entrepreneur, company director and deeply committed to Australia’s innovation and diversity agendas. Susan is founding chairman of Scale Investors, a female focused angel investing network, is an angel investor, the co-inventor of two software systems and co-founder of a technology start-up company.

Susan is an experienced listed company director of more than 20 years with strong commercial and technical skills. She is Chair of Campus Living Villages, is the independent member of the Investment Committee for Industry Funds Management, chairs The Wheeler Centre, sits on the board of Melbourne Theatre Company and is on the executive committee of the 30% club in Australia. Prior appointments include Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, CNPR, Coffey International Ltd, Fusion Retail Brands, Transurban Group, Centro Properties Group (where she was a member of the board that achieved the successful restructure), Programmed Group, Just Group and MBF.

Susan co-founded The Big Issue in Australia, headed the Australian Commission for the Future and has contributed significantly to the innovation, IT and arts policy agendas in Australia over a period of 30 years. She was a British Council Scholar, was awarded a Centenary medal for service to business and in 2013 was named as one of the 100 women of influence by Westpac and AFR.