Susan Dawson - SAAS
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Susan Dawson

Commercial Director - Department for Education

Susan Dawson is the Commercial Director at Department for Education and is a member of the Government Commercial Function. Before being appointed as Commercial Director, she was the Chief Commercial Operating Officer in DfE and she has a wide range of commercial experience gained at all grades across the Civil Service. Susan has extensive experience of leading Commercial Programmes across the wider education sector and is responsible for delivery of over £1bn in savings. Susan is a strong operational and delivery focussed leader with experience of leading major Programmes and Transformation. Susan has also been a Governor for 13 years in a Multi Academy Trust.