Liz is an experienced business executive and strategic leader with over 19 years’ experience operating as a senior executive within blue-chip organisations. She is a qualified lawyer and started her career as a commercial lawyer at Clifford Change. She was the Group General Counsel at Nationwide Building Society for 7 years and is now the Company Secretary at St. James’s Place plc. She is also a Non Executive Director of Saffron Building Society.

Liz’s achievements include developing and implementing a strategy and plan for legal, compliance and secretariat functions, managing significant budgets, implementing change programmes, presenting at numerous conferences and workshops on strategy, organisational change, attracting and retaining talent and winning The Lawyer’s In-House Lawyer of the Year 2011 and listed in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 Lawyers list 2010.