Suse Reynolds is the Executive Director of the Angel Association New Zealand. She has been on the AANZ Council since its inception in 2008. Angel Association NZ is the industry representative body for early-stage investment.
Suse helped found AngelHQ, Wellington’s angel network and is on the Board. AngelHQ has over 80 members and has invested over $30m into 100+ startups. Suse is an active angel investor with about 20 ventures in her portfolio. Suse is also on the board of CreativeHQ, a member of VicLink’s Momentum Investment Committee, a member of the Institute of International Affairs Standing Committee, and a committee member of the Wellington branch of the Institute of Directors.
Before getting involved with angel investing, Suse was the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager Investment at Grow Wellington. Before taking up these positions, she was the Executive Director of the Trade Liberalisation Network. This followed a 10-year career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade which included working for the Foreign Minister and a posting in London representing New Zealand’s trade and economic interests.