Susanne StaerManager, Corporate Affairs
Susanne oversees the office of the CEO and is the general office manager. In addition, she is in charge of corporate governance and administration of the Board of Directors and the Board’s various governing and advisory committees.
Prior to joining MaRS Innovation, Susanne was executive assistant to two senior partners in a nation-wide law firm, in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, and general corporate matters. Susanne also trained new administrative staff and was instrumental in setting up various internal intranet functions as they pertained to training and staff administration.
Susanne has an international administrative background through her work with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, whereby she was posted to the Royal Danish Embassies in Moscow, Soviet Union, and Accra, Ghana.