Susannah Gordon

Susannah Gordon took up the role of Ambassador to the Netherlands in early 2022.

Susannah has worked in the head office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Wellington for the last five years. In her various head office roles, Susannah has worked on multilateral environment issues, leading New Zealand’s work on oceans and Pacific fisheries negotiations. She has also worked on disarmament issues and was head of the South Asia Unit. Susannah retains a strong interest also human resources and has worked on people issues for the New Zealand Foreign Service in several assignments.

Susannah has led a programme of work to leverage New Zealand’s hosting of APEC in 2021, she has had two shorter assignments as a manager in the Europe Division, and she did an assignment as Consul-General in the New Zealand Consulate in Noumea, New Caledonia. In 2020 she was seconded to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet to work on the strategy and policy for New Zealand’s COVID-19 response.

From 2012 to 2016, Susannah was Deputy Ambassador for New Zealand in Paris. She also served as New Zealand’s Ambassador to UNESCO during this period. Susannah’s earlier postings were in South East Asia, including Malaysia, Timor-Leste and Viet Nam.

Speaker Details
  • Name

    Judith Dijk

  • Company


  • Title

    Senior Research Scientist

Events of the Speaker
You might also love these events.
Meet Our New Members Say hi and get to know our new members Many new members have joined Australian Business in Europe Netherlands in the last year or so. So, let’s take the opportunity to meet our new members and...
An Evening with the New Zealand Ambassador Susannah Gordon, New Zealand Ambassador to the Netherlands This a unique opportunity to meet the New Zealand ambassador and join our fellow Antipodeans from Kiwis in the Netherlands (KIN). During this event, we...