SUSAN J. MITCHELL
Senior Managing Director
Tel: (212) 784-9063 Fax: (646) 839-2885
Susan J. Mitchell, BA, MIM brings proven business acumen as an investment banker with a principal’s perspective as well as her structured approach to building businesses and relationships. She has obtained these qualities as a senior investment banker in two global institutions, in treasury of a Fortune 400 mining company and at her own corporate finance advisory firm, S. Mitchell & Associates, LLC, over more than three decades. Her specialized expertise is in natural resource development globally, having customized project financings for developments in the Americas, Africa and Asia. Her international presence in the minerals, oil and gas and clean energy sectors includes financing, strategic partnerships, mergers & acquisitions and restructuring while living and working in locales as diverse as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, England, France, Portugal, Tanzania and the US.
Ms. Mitchell’s innovative style and creative problem-solving approach enabled her to advance in the corporate world from Manager at CIBC in Toronto, to Director, Financial Risk Management at Cyprus Amax Minerals and then Managing Director at Westdeutsche Landesbank, Global Structured Finance in New York. She has always supplemented her corporate life with voluntary leadership roles at professional organizations such as Steering Committee of Professional Risk Managers International Association and Board Member, McGill Alumnae Association, New York. During this time, she also taught Enterprise Risk Management at New York University.
Born in Bronxville, New York, she earned her Undergraduate Degree in International Economics and Finance from McGill University and her Masters Degree at Thunderbird American Graduate School of International Management. She is fluent in English and French, with a working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.