Suzanne Hayes

Suzanne Hayes has over 20 years of experience in compliance and compliance related areas. Her experience ranges from the project and contract management of large international development projects, with expenditure in excess of A$5 million, and their myriad legal, contractual and reporting requirement to organisational risk identification and management at both a strategic and operational level. She has also had vast experience with governance and organisation risk management for organisations ranging from small NGO’s to multinational companies.

For the last 10 years Suzanne has been working with a variety of international aid agencies and their aid projects both overseas and nationally. Her work has been to ensure compliance with Australia government contractual and various state and federal agency requirements; monitoring and evaluation of project designs and outcomes and conducting detailed annual self-assessments against code of conduct. Suzanne has also been closely involved with development of policies and procedures relating to quality and agency accreditation and work health and safety and organisational risk management.

Most recently Suzanne has been involved with the development and implementing of work health and safety management systems (both hard copy and web-based) for industrial and food handling companies to ensure practical compliance with both NSW legislation and Australian Standards. This work involved reviewing risk assessments, conducting internal audits, undertaking in-house training and updating WHS policies and procedures.


Occupation, Health and Safety, Certificate IV, TAFE (2007) currently upgrading to Certificate IV Work Health and Safety (NSCA).
Diploma of Project Management, UNE Partnerships, Australia (1999)
A. in Office Management, (majored in Politics) University of Canberra (1985-87)