Susan Namkung

Susan Namkung

Susan offers a rare combination of legal expertise and business acumen. A recovering corporate M&A law partner, she was so enthusiastic about the team’s investment philosophy that she spent six months volunteering prior to formally joining the Women’s Venture Capital Fund team four years ago. For 15 years, Susan worked at a leading global law firm, Hogan Lovells (London office) where she advised multi-national clients on mergers, stock and asset purchases, joint ventures, and divestitures. She played a key role in expanding the office size by 10-fold and served as the Head of Pro Bono.


Cornell Law School, Wellesley College, Yonsei University


Born in Seoul, raised in Boston

Favorite Weekend Pastimes

Family ski trips, biking & hiking, entertaining friends

Little Known Fact

Holds passports from the U.S., U.K., and South Korea