President, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons; Humanitarian Disarmament Programme, PAX, Utrecht
2018 Speaker • 2019 Speaker • Notable Past Participant

The Netherlands

Susi Snyder coordinates the global Don’t Bank on the Bomb research and campaign as part of her job as the nuclear disarmament program manager for PAX in the Netherlands. Don’t Bank on the Bomb is the only global report profiling the companies that produce nuclear weapons and the institutions that finance them.

Snyder has published numerous reports and articles, including “Dealing with a Ban” (2015); “The Rotterdam Blast: The Immediate Humanitarian Consequences of a 12 Kiloton Nuclear Explosion” (2014); and “Withdrawal Issues: What NATO Countries Say About the Future of Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Europe” (2011). She is the president of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize–winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons as well as an international steering group member. Snyder is a 2016 Nuclear-Free Future Award laureate.

Previously, Snyder served as the secretary general of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom at their Geneva secretariat. She was named Hero of Las Vegas in 2001 for her work with Indigenous populations against U.S. nuclear weapons development and nuclear waste dumping. Snyder currently lives in Utrecht, the Netherlands, with her husband and son.