Role: CCKE Lead
Suzanne leads the Climate Services Practice Area at SSN. She heads up the Coordination, Capacity Building and Knowledge Exchange Unit (CCKE) of the Future Climate for Africa programme and is the coordinator for Weather and Climate Information Services for Africa (WISER) TRANSFORM project. She is also the Head of Country Engagement for Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN). Previously, Suzanne managed SSN’s portfolio of CDKN projects in Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya. Prior to joining SSN, Suzanne worked for the British High Commission in South Africa where she led on their bilateral engagement with South Africa on climate change and energy. Prior to that she freelanced for the Earth Negotiations Bulletin covering mostly UNFCCC climate negotiations. Suzanne holds a PhD in climatology from the University of Cape Town.