Susan works with Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand as a Research and Policy Specialist, most recently focused on how income support policies negatively impact on women. She regularly contributes analysis of evidence-based interventions to program design and behaviour change, including reviews of best practice and the impacts of psychological states on behaviour. Susan also manages the Women’s Policy Action Tank. Prior to moving to Australia, Susan spent 20 years in the international development sector, including Director of Program, Design and Innovation with Habitat for Humanity in the Africa/Middle East region. Susan holds a Bachelor of Arts in English/writing concentration, a Master of Science in Organisational Behaviour, and is currently a PhD candidate in psychology with Monash University.