Susie Long, Bournemouth University Finance Director, pictured outside Poole House on Talbot Campus

Susie Reynell joined Bournemouth University in 2022 as Finance Director having held similar roles across pharmaceutical and financial services.

As Finance Director, Susie is responsible for BU’s financial strategy, leading on establishing both operational and strategic financial structures for the profitable long-term growth of the university.

Susie’s responsibilities include leading the finance, transformation and procurement teams at the university, supporting the university’s BU2025 strategy with a focus on transformation, lean initiatives and increasing research funding.

Susie is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of Imperial College London, where she studied physics. Susie qualified in financial services at PWC before working for GEA Group AG as a Finance Director, specialising in the pharmaceutical branch of their work.