As the CEO of the Regional Australia Institute (RAI), Liz is driving a new national conversation about the future of this country that recognises regional Australia in a new light.
Whilst understanding the unique issues and opportunities of each regional area, Liz is dedicated to reform through the recently released Regionalisation Ambition 2032 which she is spearheading a new plan to #rebalancethenation through collective action.
For over 20 years, Liz has worked across the nation with corporates, government and the not-for-profit sector, and she specialises in leading business transformation to build a sustainable future. Liz is a purpose-led leader who leans into bold ideas. She is a change agent, an innovator, a researcher, an influencer and an extremely passionate advocate for regional Australia, heralding from Deniliquin, in NSW.
In 2022, Liz was selected to join 23 CEOs to complete the first Social Impact Leadership Australia (SILA) program. Liz is a founding Director of the Australian Gender Equality Council (AGEC), advocating to ensure women can have equal access and opportunity. She is also a graduate of Australian Institute Company Directors and holds a Master of Applied Science (Organisational Dynamics) from RMIT.