Susan Fournier served as President of I-CHRIE in 2011- 2012, during her 3-year tenure as I-CHRIE Executive Board Member, she worked to develop each federation and strengthen the brand to fulfill the vision of excellence in education and training for the hospitality and tourism sector worldwide. She also served on the ACPHA-CAHM accreditation board from 2005-2008. She has been a long-standing member of EuroCHRIE and previously served on the Board as Director of Conferences and Networking, assisting the conference organizers with the procedures of hosting the organization’s major yearly event. She later served as the Area Consultant for Switzerland.
Susan participated in international research and attended major academic and tourism industry conferences in Asia, Europe and the USA. She has recently retired from a dual role of Lecturer and Curriculum Developer at Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland, an institution welcoming students from over 70 nationalities on two Swiss campuses. Over the past twenty-seven years, she has lectured in a variety of subjects including Career and Hospitality Management, Leadership, Tourism and the Philosophy of Food.