Elizabeth’s drive and passion shine through in everything she does, from leading Model Risk for the Barclays UK Business to Co-Chairing Reach, Barclays’ network for disability and mental health, inspiring others to become disability and mental health confident. Both roles have allowed Elizabeth to demonstrate her true leadership potential, bringing diverse teams together to achieve outstanding results.

Elizabeth’s career at Barclays also includes a successful period as Senior Strategy Analyst in Customer Advocacy, delivering robust financial and commercial analysis and supporting high-level decision-making. This follows financial roles in other blue chip companies, including Next and Jaguar, where she began her career.

Academically Elizabeth is a high achiever and has won several awards, including Student of the Year for her Postgraduate Diploma in Management with the Open University, the prize for Business Law in her examinations for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and achieved the highest mark in her Masters in Managerial Economics cohort at Durham University.

Elizabeth grew up in Stoke-on-Trent and went on to study Geography at Durham University where she met her future husband. Elizabeth lives in Sutton Coldfield with her husband and two young children, where she works from home, commuting to London once or twice a week.