C-suite Executive  |  Woman of Influence  |  People Leadership (1,000+ employees)
Work experience in 20+ countries  |  Tech  |  Financial Services  Industrial businesses  

Susy Martins 

Susy Martins is the Founder and CEO of Advise2Rise.  

She is an experienced International Business Executive and Chief People Officer, having worked and led teams in over 20 countries across North America, Europe, South America, and Asia.   

She has experience in both rapidly scaling and rightsizing organizations; coaching at all levels of leadership; and hands-on leadership experience across multiple functional areas (People, Finance, Audit, Operations, & Strategy). 

From a business perspective, Susy has spearheaded multiple transformation and automation projects as well as global expansions of teams. She has also developed top-rated onboarding programs; HR operating models and strategies; and managed multi-million dollar budgets and 1,000s of employees for Tech Unicorns (Clearco & ApplyBoard), Global Industrial Businesses (General Electric, 3M), and Global Financial Services (Manulife/John Hancock & Allianz Partners). 

In terms of credentials, Susy holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University.   She has also obtained the Harvard Coaching Strategies certificate and a NeuroCoaching designation through the NeuroScience Coaching Centre (ICC accredited).  Susy is recognized as a Women of Influence.

Susy speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.  She is a proud champion of diversity and a passionate community builder.

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