Member of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments

Dr. Susan Liautaud


Dr. Susan Liautaud is Founder and Managing Director of Susan Liautaud & Associates Limited, an ethics advisory firm supporting global organisations and leaders in business, government, and the non-profit sector. She is also founder of The Ethics Incubator, a non-profit platform for broadening debate about ethics issues. She teaches at Stanford University; is Vice Chair of the Court of Governors of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Chair of the LSE’s ethics policy committee and its Remuneration committee; and is an Advisory Board Member of LSE’s Marshall Institute. Susan currently serves on a several non-profit boards, including: member (and past Chair) of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières US Advisory Board; Pasteur Institute; and the Global Supervisory Board of Care International. She started her career as a corporate lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell.

Member of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments

The role of the committee is to:

  • provide independent advice to the Prime Minister on the application of the government’s Business Appointment Rules to the most senior members of the Civil Service, armed forces, diplomatic service, and intelligence agencies who wish to take up appointments within 2 years of leaving Crown service
  • provide independent advice directly to former ministers on appointments they wish to take up within 2 years of leaving government

See ACOBA’s register of interests for committee members.

Advisory Committee on Business Appointments