I am an independent consultant working with technologists, entrepreneurs, government funders, foundations, and private investors on advancing responsible technology, human rights, and inclusive growth.
Susan Winterberg was previously the Inaugural Fellow for the Technology and Public Purpose Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where she developed responsible investment guidance for venture capital funds and entrepreneurs building disruptive frontier technologies. Susan previously worked at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), a membership network of ESG leaders at 250 multinational companies, asset owners, asset managers, and private equity. She led BSR's Inclusive Economy expertise team advising on questions of employee, community and government affairs, diversity, equity & inclusion, and addressing economic inequalities and future of work challenges in the face of increasing automation and artificial intelligence. Susan’s earlier career was in international development and urban planning, where she developed projects in housing, transport, energy and facilitated foreign investment for infrastructure development in emerging economies. Her global work experience spans more than 25 countries across the Americas, EMEA, and Asia and has included clients in multinational companies, asset managers, private equity, local, state and national governments as well as World Bank, African Development Bank, and UN agencies. Susan holds a Masters in Urban Planning with a concentration in International Development from Harvard University and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance with a concentration in Biotechnology from University of Cincinnati.