Susana Pereira Ventura

Employee representative

Member since October 2022

Personal information

  • Born: 1984 in Portugal
  • Nationality: Portuguese
  • Place of residence: Berlin

Current occupation and career history

  • Since 2021: Head of the Contract Office of the ITF Flag of Convenience Campaign, Federal Section Maritime Economy, ver.di Bund, Berlin
  • 2019 – 2020: Collective bargaining and project coordinator of the ITF campaign for low-cost carriers, union secretary of the national air transport section, ver.di Bund, Berlin
  • 2018 – 2019: Organizer in nationwide trade union campaigns, Beratung GmbH, Berlin
  • 2001 – 2018: Employee flight attendant and member of the nationwide ver.di collective bar-gaining commission “cabin”, Ryanair DAC, Dublin


  • Postgraduate studies in social and human ecology (2009 – 2010)
  • Studies (Master of Arts) in journalism (2003 – 2008)
  • Apprenticeship in photojournalism (2004)
  • Various specialized training courses (within ver.di and at International Labour Organization)

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Memberships in comparable domestic or foreign controlling bodies of business enterprises

  • None

Other material activities in addition to the Supervisory Board mandate

  • Seafarers' representative in the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) of the Maritime Labor Convention and other working groups.
  • Deputy chairwoman ETF Maritime Transport Section
  • European Transport Workers‘ Federation and International Transport Workers’ Federation: Member in various maritime committees