After graduating with a Science degree in Psychology and working in London in recruitment and Software Project Management she returned home to NZ.
A chance encounter with the owner of Fashion Academy and a public makeover inspired her to learn the skill for herself. Suzanne specialised in makeovers and was interviewed on TV3, The Herald, Dominion Post, and quoted in Fashion Quarterly. She took over Fashion Academy in 2009 and has been training the new consultants for the company since this time.
With a passion for travel, Suzanne and has been leading Fashion Tours for women and attending international conferences as a member of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI).