Sue holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and is a Fellow Certified Practising Accountant (FCPA). Sue is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has held company directorships with The Summerland Credit Union, Sunshine Hospice Ltd and QCOSS. Sue has been Treasurer of the charity since 2010.
Sue has held senior finance roles, including Executive positions, in diverse industries - manufacturing, property, private hospitals, primary health care and community services - and served as CEO of Suncare Community Services Ltd, a $20m not-for-profit organisation providing aged, disability and mental health services. Sue also held the role of Engagement Strategist and Corporate Services Manager for Integrated Family & Youth Service Limited, another $20m Not-for-Profit organisation on the Sunshine Coast before accepting the role of CEO for Sunshine Hospice.