– Sue Patterson, Fund Manager
In addition to her role as Manager of the Wood Industry Development and Education Trust Sue also manages the
Fletcher Building Employee Welfare Fund, Tenon Clearwood Employee Welfare Fund and Tenon Clearwood Employee Education Trust.
She was also manager of the Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund for 18 years.
In her earlier career Sue spent 12 years with Fletcher Challenge Ltd as Learning and Development Manager
for the Building Products Sector and has also held a similar role with Fletcher Building in more recent years.
Sue also has experience working in both private and corporate businesses in the areas of strategy development,
business process improvement and the design of comprehensive learning strategies and initiatives.
She has had experience running her own businesses and working with people in business so she can relate to the
very real challenges people in business face and the need for on-going development of people.
She has also undertaken training as a professional leadership coach.