Liz has spent all her working life within the third sector or
supporting third sector organisations. She believes that
together, we make a real difference to the lives of the people and
places of Wales through our passion, tenacity, cooperation and
sheer hard work. Nevertheless, in a changing world Liz thinks
it's ever more important for us to have a strong and resilient
voluntary sector, led by a national umbrella body which champions
the sector's work, and spots opportunities for them to have greater
impact and influences on our behalf.
Liz is particularly interested in the role which we can
collectively play in supporting the Wellbeing of Future Generations
Act. She thinks this ground-breaking legislation is a game
changer for Wales and creates a landscape within which the third
sector and volunteering can have an even greater impact on peoples'
lives. It will require broad thinking and a diverse range of
approaches if the sector is to meet the opportunity
Liz bring a range of skills and experience to the table.
As Assistant Director for National Trust (NT) Wales, she shares
responsibility for setting strategic direction, monitoring
performance and setting objectives, ensuring they adhere to their
core responsibilities of looking after special places, forever for
everyone. She leads on strategy and implementation plans
which support the visitor business - membership, volunteering,
participation, fundraising, marketing, external affairs,
commercial, visitor experience and curatorship. She also
sponsors some of the Trusts major investment projects such as
Tredegar House and Penrhyn Castle.
Liz joined the Trust in 2014 after 8 years with the Heritage
Lottery Fund where she supported applicants to access lottery grant
funding and led on PR and stakeholder relationships. She is
an experienced fundraiser having worked for Hijinx Theatre and
Vision 21 and has held a number of Trustee and Governor