Susan is an accomplished trainer, facilitator, and coach with 25 years of experience supporting individuals and teams to effectively and joyfully bring their unique contributions to the workplace. She has crafted, implemented, and evaluated programs in leadership, teambuilding, career development, communications, customer relations, and conflict resolution at every level of the organization from international senior management teams down to front-line staff. In addition to her formal education, she is richly qualified with certifications in FIRO and The Human Element, among others.
As a founding partner of Petrina & Partners, Sweden, Susan has been part of a team that, over the past decade, has specialized in delivering customized, comprehensive multi-module team and leadership programs for ethnically diverse teams to international clients. Closest to her heart is working with individuals to overcome the personal or inner blocks that prevent them from being the best version of themselves in the workplace.
Currently, Susan resides in Vancouver, BC where she teaches for Simon Fraser University and consults for local and European clients. Among her former clients are IKEA Group, Sony, Ericsson, Stockholm’s Institute for Leadership, Australian Laboratory Systems, Right Management, and Skanska Construction, to name a few.