How to Thrive as a Global Corporate Road Warrior - Without an MBA

Wednesday January 22, 2014
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM


Susan Livingston

Brown Brothers Harriman

How to Thrive as a Global Corporate Road Warrior - Without an MBA



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The Institute for Business in the Global Context Speaker Series presents "How to Survive as a Global Corporate Road Warrior - without an MBA" with Susan Livingston (F'73), Partner at Brown Brothers Harriman.


Susan Livingston graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a double major in political science and German and has a Master's degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she is fluent in French and German. She received the William Howell Reed German Award while at Tufts.

After graduation, she started at Manufacturers Hanover Trust's International Division in New York working for the US Department of Commerce and the US Trade Representative's office in Washington, DC and Geneva, Switzerland. In 1985, she joined Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., and in 1998 she was one of the first two women to be elected into the partnership. She worked intensively in BBH's growing Investor Services business in a number of roles, including management of the Subcustodian Network Management Department, Global Tax, Relationship Management and the Client Service Group. Livingston lived in Luxembourg for three years as Managing Director, and later ran the Asia-Pacific region. She established the Global Sales Discipline and Offshore Mutual Funds Division and in addition, she was instrumental in establishing the Dublin, Luxembourg and Beijing offices. Most recently, Susan ran the Funds and Asset Management Division prior to her current role as the Firm's Senior Client Liaison.

Ms. Livingston serves as Honorary Consul General to the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Her board memberships are many, including the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins, BBH Board of Trustees, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts Overseers, and the Investment Company Institute Board of Governors.

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