Sue first worked overseas as a Clinical Nurse Tutor in a rural training school in The Gambia. After returning and studying for a Masters in Public Health, Sue went to work in Khartoum, Sudan. Here she managed community health worker community programmes and ensured health centres had the resources and personnel to provide good quality services. In 1999 Sue started a country programme for GOAL in Uganda, whilst here she also responded to the volcanic eruption in Goma, DRC. On her return to the UK in 2012, Sue has been working with The Open University as as Associate Lecturer teaching public health and international development courses.