Sue Maldonado


Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff to the Chief Executive Officer, Sue is responsible for driving key company initiatives and strategic priorities. She works closely with Steve Schlesinger as a strategic partner on board of directors’ initiatives and driving the company’s growth and digital transformation.

Sue has held several leadership roles at Schlesinger Group for over 16 years as the company has expanded. Sue was Managing Director of the UK operation for several years before leading group marketing and internal communications as Executive Vice President, and then as Chief Marketing Officer. Sue oversaw the rebrand of the company’s identity from Schlesinger Associates to Schlesinger Group and the brand integrations of numerous international acquisitions while driving brand equity and demand generation to support the rapid expansion of the company’s services, ResTech, and global footprint.

Sue’s career, prior to Schlesinger, was in the conference and events industry, in Director roles across marketing, sales, and operations at The Financial Times, Marsh & McLennan, and Wine World plc.

Sue graduated in the UK with a degree in Applied Language Studies from the University of Brighton and gained a Post-Graduate Diploma in French and Business Studies at The University of The South Bank in London and a CAM Diploma in Marketing Communications.

Sue is Company Secretary of Schlesinger Group UK and Chair of Schlesinger Europe Ltd.

Sue’s passions include skiing, wild swimming, yoga, reading, cooking, and walking in the Chilterns, where she lives in the UK.

Awards & Recognition

  • Sarah B. Schlesinger Leadership Award

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