Susan Angele

Susan, a Senior Advisor at KPMG’s Board Leadership Center, is a leading voice in board governance, and is a frequent writer and speaker on board oversight of topics including strategy, innovation, technology, risk, DEI, climate change, leadership, and culture. She is a lawyer and former Fortune 500 executive by background, having spent 25+ years in the branded consumer products industry leading a portfolio including legal matters, ethics and compliance, crisis management, global security, and board governance.

As a champion of board diversity, Susan leads KPMG’s alliances with membership groups including LCDA (Latino Corporate Directors Association), Ascend/Pinnacle, and Quorum/Out Leadership, as well as programs designed to build diverse board pipelines in collaboration with others including HITEC (the Hispanic IT Executive Council), LCDA and Quorum. She is a member of the New York chapter of Women Corporate Directors (WCD), co-chair of the WCD diversity advisory committee, and chair of the WCD Global Institute planning committee. She has led WCD Thought Leadership Commissions on topics including visionary boards, board diversity, and board decision-making. She chairs the board of The 30% Coalition, a national forum where members representing over $8 trillion in assets under management collaborate to enhance gender, racial, and ethnic diversity in senior leadership and boardrooms.

She has served as a director on numerous nonprofit boards, ranging in size and scope from an educational tech start-up to the national Council of Better Business Bureaus, an umbrella organization linking to more than 100 local and national organizations devoted to instilling marketplace trust among their more than 250,000 member businesses, charities, and advertising agencies. She currently serves on the boards of Latino Corporate Directors Education Foundation, the Institute for Mindful Leadership, and The 30% Coalition. Susan received her law degree from Columbia University, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Editor of the Columbia Law Review, and her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College.
Speaking In
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Tuesday, June 6
Commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the boardroom have been a priority in the…