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Suzanne Birch

Business Development Manager - Maritime, Saab Australia

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Suzanne is a Business Development professional with over a decade of experience in Defence Industry.  A major portion of her career was spent with British Defence and Security Company Ultra Electronics in roles in both the UK and Australia.  During this period, Suzanne was involved in the sale of underwater systems to British, Turkish, Australian and New Zealand Defence customers as well as the establishment of the Ultra Electronics presence in Australia.  In 2014 Suzanne was appointed Chair of the MEWG focus group the Anti-Submarine Warfare Caucus.

In 2015 Suzanne assumed the position of Business Development Manager (Maritime) for Saab Australia, a role she continues to hold today.   Suzanne is responsible for representation of Saab’s global maritime portfolio into Australia and New Zealand with a focus on surface combatants and submarines.

Suzanne has a BSc (Hons) in International Business and Modern Languages (French and German) from Aston University, England.  She holds a private pilot licence and has both British and Australian citizenship.