Susannah was appointed to the role of Senior Vice-President, People and Culture in July 2023. She is responsible for the development of EDC’s people strategy to attract, engage and develop the talented employees who deliver on our vision and business objectives in support of Canadian trade.
Prior to joining EDC, Ms. Crabtree held several leadership positions in the Talent Strategy and Wealth businesses with Mercer Canada, a global Human Resources and strategy consulting firm. As the leader of the Career business in Canada, Susannah sat on Mercer’s Executive Leadership team. She was Managing Partner for the Ottawa office of Odgers Berndtson, a global executive search and leadership firm, from 2017-2019.
Ms. Crabtree is an active volunteer and community contributor in her governance work, currently serving as past Chair for the YMCA of the National Capital Region and as a Director for the Mental Health Commission of Canada. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Mathematics from McGill University, is a fully qualified actuary and also holds the Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D).