Susan Katharine Hussey better known as Lady Susan Hussey is a British noblewoman who served as a Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II and as a Lady of the Household from September to November 2022 under King Charles III.
She is the fifth and youngest daughter of the 12th Earl Waldegrave and Mary Hermione, Countess Waldegrave, née Grenfell.
On 30 November 2022, she resigned from the royal household after asking insensitive questions of a charity worker, Ngozi Fulani concerning her origins, during an event on gender-based violence the day before.
The Palace said, “the individual concerned would like to express her profound apologies for the hurt caused and has stepped aside”.
Lady Susan Hussey Children: Meet Katharine Hussey, James Hussey
Lady Susan Hussey married Marmaduke Hussey who later became the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the BBC.
Through their married, they had two children, James Arthur (born 1961) and Katharine Elizabeth (born 1964).
Lady Susan Hussey’s daughter Katharine married Sir Francis Brooke and followed her mother into royal service, as one of the official Queen’s companions to Queen Camilla.