Sue Scholes

Sue has been Chair of the UK’s Investor Relations Society since June 2014, having previously chaired the Society's Education Committee. The IR Society is a not-for-profit professional body representing the voice of its 700 members and promoting best practice in investor relations.

Most recently, Sue spent seven years as Director of Communications for AMEC plc, during a period of significant and successful transformation. AMEC was then a FTSE 100 engineering, project management and consultancy company, with some 26,000 employees working in 40 countries.

Sue is a CIMA-qualified accountant, having started her working life at Cadbury Schweppes plc.  She has had finance roles in the Midlands with Reed Elsevier plc and Pannell Kerr Forster and first started working in investor relations at GKN plc. Prior to joining AMEC, she was Head of Investor Relations at Brambles Industries plc, an Anglo-Australian dual-listed company.

Outside work, she has a particular interest in theatre and is a long-term user of mac.