Liz’s experience spans the private and social impact sectors and she began her career working in Canada’s financial sector, covering aerospace and defense equities. Later, Liz worked in venture capital, focusing on investments that made an impact to society and the environment. International development has been part of Liz’s career path as well and she has lived in both Egypt and Kenya. Immediately preceding her role at Nesta, Liz spent two years running projects that helped social organisations in the UK better understand and enhance their impact.
Liz is a curious type, acquiring new hobbies so frequently that she never has time to get good at any of them. Recent additions include: improv, life drawing, sourdough bread making and tai chi.