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Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

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productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

Suzanne Peters

Research Associate

Research Theme: Transitions


Suzanne has joined academia following an extensive career in the corporate world. She has led marketing and communications for important Canadian brands, including the Toronto Stock Exchange, and led strategy and administration for Canadian edtech start-up, Next Knowledge. She is a certified performance coach (ACC designation) and has taught post-graduate courses at Centennial College in Toronto and an MBA class – Power and Influence in Organizations – at Carleton University in Ottawa. Suzanne is a DBA candidate at IE University and will soon deliver her final defense; her dissertation research looks at variances in stakeholder perceptions of profit- and purpose-oriented firms. Suzanne is an alumna of the University of Manchester (MBA 2014) and holds a Master of Research Methodologies in Management Science (2020) from IE University in Madrid.

Research project Addressing the Net-Zero and productivity challenges: How could the housing sector play a key role?