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Susan Kilsby

Director of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc

MBA, BEcon / Independent

Susan has been a Director of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc since April 2019.

Skills and experience:

Susan has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, and finance and strategy, having held several roles in global investment banking. From 1996 to 2014, she held senior executive roles at Credit Suisse, including as a Senior Advisor, and Chair of EMEA Mergers and Acquisitions. Susan also has non-executive experience across multiple industries. Susan was previously the Chair of Shire plc and the Senior Independent Director at BBA Aviation plc. She is currently the Senior Independent Director of Diageo plc, the Chair of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., and a Non-executive Director of Unilever N.V. and Unilever plc., and NHS England.

Other directorships and offices (current and recent):

  • Director of NHS England (since January 2021).
  • Director (since 2018) and Senior Independent Director (since October 2019) of Diageo Plc.
  • Director (since 2015) and Chair (since January 2021) of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.
  • Director of Unilever N.V and Unilever plc (since August 2019).
  • Member of the UK Takeover Panel.
  • Former Director (from 2011 to 2019) and Chair (from 2014 to 2019) of Shire plc.
  • Former Director (from 2012 to 2019) and Senior Independent Director (from 2016 to 2019) of BBA Aviation plc.
  • Former Director of Goldman Sachs International (from 2016 to 2018).
  • Former Director of Keurig Green Mountain (from 2013 to 2016).
  • Former Director of Coca-Cola HBC (from 2013 to 2015).

Board Committee memberships:

  • Member of the Remuneration Committee.