Susan E. Pleming
Sue Pleming is a Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank and formerly served as the leader of CGAP's communications team. Prior to joining CGAP, she was Senior Director of Communications at InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international NGOs. She spent 20 years as a foreign correspondent for the international news agency Reuters, with assignments in Africa, London, Brussels and Washington. She covered the State Department for Reuters, traveling to more than 50 countries with three secretaries of state and also coordinated the news agency's Afghanistan and Pakistan coverage out of Washington. She started her career with The Star newspaper in Johannesburg and also did a stint for the BBC's Africa Service. Sue has a Bachelor of Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University, South Africa.