BA, University of Cape Town
Memberships: Nominating and governance committee; Safety and health committee; Audit committee; and Risk committee
Susan (Sue) van der Merwe is a Sibanye-Stillwater Independent non-Executive Director and was appointed 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 and previously served as a trustee and Chair of the Kay Mason Foundation, which is a non-profit organisation assisting disadvantaged scholars in Cape Town. She has participated in various civil society organisations and since 2014, 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.