About Susan Hopgood
Susan Hopgood is President of Education International and former Federal Secretary of the Australian Education Union (AEU). She began her career as a mathematics teacher and later served with the union full-time in the position of Women’s Officer, a job she held until 1993. She was elected to AEU’s top office in 2006, the first woman to achieve that position. Ms. Hopgood was appointed President of EI by the Executive Board in 2009 and elected President at the 6th EI World Congress in Cape Town in 2011.