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Susan Wilkins

Chief Operating Officer, Partner

Office: London

Team: Centre

As Chief Operating Officer of Actis, Susan has responsibility for a broad range of operations, people, financial and executive leadership activities. Susan is a member of the Actis Executive, Operating and Risk Committees, Chairs Valuation Committees, and reports to Torbjorn Caesar, Senior Partner. Susan is also Actis’s nominated MLRO.

Susan has worked with two Actis Energy portfolio businesses. She was the Chief Financial Officer & Head of Legal at Globeleq, a power industry leader in growth markets, founded by Actis in 2002 and led by Torbjorn Caesar firstly as CEO and then as Chairman of its Board. At Globeleq she was an integral part of the business successful journey and subsequent exit process.

Susan was then Chief Financial Officer of Lekela Power, a pan-African renewable energy platform, established by Actis and Mainstream in 2015.

Prior to Susan joining Actis, she held a variety of financial and executive management roles with Duke Energy International, active in the deregulated power markets of Asia Pacific and Europe.

Susan has degrees in Commerce and Laws from the University of Queensland.

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Susan Wilkins
Having worked closely with Actis since its inception, I am drawn by the quality of the team and its commitment to values, in turn driving value for all stakeholders.