Susan Croft is an international public speaker, corporate trainer, and PR practitioner. She is a partner of ASC Training and Consulting, where she is responsible for sales, communications, marketing, and management training. Susan has also played a full and active role in public life and has focused specifically on women’s issues in the workplace. She is a member of the steering group for the European Commission’s Women in Industrial Research, a special project looking into ways to encourage more women to get involved in industrial research across the European Union. She is also former chairwoman of the London Fair Play Consortium, a joint venture between the U.K. government’s department for Employment and the Equal Opportunity Commission, whose remit is to identify and help remove the barriers to women playing a full role in the U.K. economy.