Susan Chenoweth

Susan Chenoweth joins the APS team as acting Head of APS Foundation. She brings a unique set of skills, courtesy of a 20-year career spanning financial services, wealth management, not-for-profit and philanthropic leadership roles. 

Susan is passionate about supporting families and individuals to create the change they want to see in the world through philanthropy that is linked to purpose and values. As the former head of the Mutual Trust Foundation and Director of Philanthropy at Mutual Trust, Susan oversaw strategy for philanthropic programs that draw together the community, business and government sectors to address social issues and improve the welfare of Australians.

She has a deep understanding of the not-for-profit sector, and has also held senior advancement roles across some of Australia’s leading education and research institutions. Susan is a strong supporter of education and literacy, and in the power of education to transform lives and communities. 

A mother of three, Susan loves travelling widely with her family. She believes experiencing the diversity of different communities and cultures helps to put your own life in perspective and creates more compassionate individuals. 

Susan enjoys all things health and fitness and is in training for a half marathon in 2021.