Suellen is the Executive Director of the Western Sydney Parklands. She is responsible for the day-to-day management and long-term planning for the Western Sydney Parklands, in accordance with the directions of the Western Sydney Parklands Trust Board.
During her diverse 30 year career as a landscape architect, Suellen has led private and public organisations in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, and the Northern Territory. Her experience spans open space planning and landscape design, recreation and audience engagement, park management, and nature-based tourism.
She is a respected authority on strategy, financing public lands, and organisational establishment and development, and has represented nationally and internationally on these issues.
Suellen was the inaugural Executive Director of Western Sydney Parklands in 2008, and in 2013 her responsibilities expanded to include leading the administration for the Parramatta Park Trust.