Susan Hassan

Partner, Valor Equity Partners

Susan is a partner of Valor Equity Partners. She is responsible for management of client services, firm marketing and communications, investment analysis, structuring and execution, and internal operations of the firm. Susan is also a member of Valor’s Investment Committee and serves as the firm’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Valor, Susan was a partner at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP where she advised clients on notable mergers and acquisitions transactions in the energy, consumer products, financial services, and technology industries. Susan has been a longtime advocate for women and girls globally. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Equality Now, Make Your Date, and The Clean Energy Trust. In 2009, she was named a Henry Crown Fellow at The Aspen Institute. She received degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Law School.  She is fluent in Arabic. Susan joined CARE’s board in 2016.