Susana joined La Vida in 2023. Susana grew up in Bolivia and has a background in financial regulation, development finance and education. She worked at Citibank, the Central Bank of Bolivia and the World Bank, working on financial sector reform and micro-lending projects in Latin America. Susana volunteered for ten years as governor and chair at a London state primary school. She believes in the importance of education and grassroots financing to secure better socio-economic opportunities, health and ecological preservation in local communities. Susana has an Economics degree from the London School of Economics and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard. She speaks Spanish, English and German.