Susanne Swaniker

Group Financial Controller, De Beers Group


Susanne is the Group Financial Controller at De Beers Group. Prior to her current role, Susanne was the  Chief Financial Officer of De Beers Global Sightholder Sales (Pty) Ltd. Prior to De Beers, Susanne was the Chief Financial Officer with Okavango Diamond Company, a diamond trading company, wholly owned by the Government of Botswana. Susanne holds an MBA from Oxford Brooks University and an MSc in Accounting from University of Glamorgan (Wales, UK). She is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) and a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (UK). She was awarded “Woman of the Decade in Finance and Leadership” by All Ladies League & Women Economic Forum (New Delhi Chairperson) in 2017. She is currently the Chair of BICA and sits on several other Boards and Audit Committees. She recently was appointed President of the BICA Council.