Suzanne Forup

Community champion

Suzanne Forup

Campaigner and champion for women’s cycling

Suzanne is Head of Development for Cycling UK in Scotland, leading a portfolio of projects across Scotland that enable people to get pedalling for transport, leisure or adventure. 

Suzanne has led the development of Cycling UK in Scotland since 2010, managing ‘Bike Club Scotland’ the first staffed Cycling UK programme in Scotland. 

Cycling UK now has a development team across Scotland and delivers a range of programmes that reduce inequalities and enables access to cycling for anyone of any age or ability.

A cyclist since her early 20’s, Suzanne loves the freedom and adventure that cycling provides and works to enable that for everyone that would like to experience it. 

Suzanne (left) at the launch of Women’s Cycle Forum Scotland (WCFS), alongside Sally Hinchcliffe (right)

Suzanne coordinates, again alongside Sally, We Walk, We Cycle, We Vote – a collaboration of more than 50 organisations in Scotland working together to increase investment in active travel. 

Suzanne (second from left) and her son (right) presenting a cake from WalkCycleVote cycle campaigners to the (then) Minister of Transport

Nominated by…

Suzanne was nominated for the 100 Women in Cycling by colleague Lucy Watherston who said: 

“Suzanne is a dedicated and passionate cyclist who works tirelessly for better conditions for cyclists as well as helping to encourage and motivate hundreds more people in Scotland to get back on their bikes."