Susan Wood

Susan Wood (MBA) is one of New Zealand’s best-known faces.

She is an accomplished broadcaster who is working as an interviewer and presenter at the National Business Review. The award-winning journalist had a television career of firsts at TVNZ – the first Australia correspondent, the first host of Midday, Breakfast and the 7pm show Close Up. For 15 years she was the regular stand-in for Sir Paul Holmes on the Holmes show. 

She hosted political programme Q & A and filled in on the top rating Newstalk ZB breakfast and drive shows. 

Susan is an accomplished MC, speaker and interviewer. She started her media career in newspapers before moving to TVNZ where she spent 23 years. 

She has also worked on a range of communication projects and produced, scripted and created videos for companies. 

Susan travelled to New York to record and interview top TED talker Simon Sinek and interviewed Airbnb, Uber and Buzzfeed in San Francisco for a company’s board and senior executives. 


  • Interviewer 
  • Speaker
  • Master of Ceremonies