Subo trained as a research scientist, completing her PhD in Clinical Immunovirology at Imperial College London. She has held senior executive roles in the public and not-for-profit sectors as well as in a social enterprise and brings management and leadership experience from a 25-year career building and transforming organisations. Subo has been a Trustee of three charities working in international development and education previously and is a committed supporter of work in these areas. She is currently a Non-Executive Director for South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust using her clinical and education background to support the delivery of emergency and urgent care. She is also a trained senior leadership coach and mentor and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy for 21 years.