Susan van der Merwe (65) Independent Non-Executive Director BA, University of Cape Town Susan (Sue) van der Merwe is a Sibanye-Stillwater Independent non-Executive Director. She was appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013. She served as a member of Parliament for 18 years until October 2013, and held various positions, including Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2004 to 2010. She has participated in various civil society organisations and currently serves as a trustee and Chair of the Kay Mason Foundation, which is a non-profit organisation assisting disadvantaged scholars in Cape Town. Since 2014, Sue has been a member of the National Council of the South African Institute of International Affairs, a non-governmental research institute focused on South Africa’s and Africa’s international relations.