Susannah Crabtree is a Partner and Head of Odgers Berndtson's Ottawa office. She specializes in the recruitment of senior executives in the public and not-for-profit sectors. Susannah is also a member of the firm’s Leadership Practice and works with clients to assess and develop the leadership potential of their executives and high-potential talent.
Before joining Odgers Berndtson, Susannah was the Office Leader in Ottawa at Mercer Canada, where she worked as a human resources consultant, helping her clients manage their talent, in particular with respect to their pension and benefits plans. Prior to that she worked for Aon Hewitt in Toronto and the United Kingdom.
Susannah holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours from McGill University, specializing in Psychology and Mathematics. She is a qualified actuary and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ottawa YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region. Susannah is also fully bilingual in English and French.