Un événement organisé par

Susannah RODGERS

  • Member of the Advisory Board
  • Women Enabled International & Médaille d'Or Paralympique


Susannah Rodgers MBE PLY is a distinguished Paralympic swimmer, who completed a hat trick of bronze medals at the London 2012 Paralympics in freestyle events, representing Great Britain, and setting new European records in the process. She went on to win gold in the 50m butterfly at the Rio 2016 Paralympics and a further two bronze medals. In total she won 30 international medals during her career, 17 of them gold. Beyond her athletic achievements, she's a devoted advocate and her impactful work extends to advisory and consultancy roles, focusing on inclusion, disability, equality, and sport. Susannah is a respected public speaker, published writer and serves as a brand and charity ambassador. Currently, she lends her expertise as a technical advisor on disability inclusion at the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, working across the organisation as a dedicated technical expert and leading on inclusive climate action efforts. Recognised by the World Economic Forum in 2018, Susannah was selected as a Young Global Leader, leading initiatives that promote networking and collaboration across public, private, and third sectors. She also serves as a global advisor on the British Council's Disability Advisory Panel and as a qualified non-executive director she served for a decade on the board of directors for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy charity, Spirit of 2012. She has recently joined the board of the global charity, Women Enabled International, which supports the advocacy and rights efforts of women and girls with disabilities globally. She is a member of the Technical Advisory Group for the UN based ATScale organisation, which looks at market scaling of assistive technology products in low- and middle-income countries. Learning to swim as a child in the Red Sea, Susie lends her voice to ocean conservation efforts and is an Ocean Ambassador for the Marine Conservation Society in the UK. She was awarded an MBE in 2017 by Her Majesty the Queen for services to sport and swimming.