About this Speaker
Liz is a long-term campaigner on the importance of everyone benefitting from digital technology. She is CEO of FutureDotNow, a business to business coalition focused on accelerating the UK’s digital skills at scale. Prior to that, she led BT Group’s digital and social inclusion strategies and cross-sector collaborations with government, civil society and other leading businesses.
Liz is Chair of the Good Things Foundation, the UK’s largest charity focused on supporting digitally and socially excluded people to improve their lives through digital, and a trustee of the London Transport Museum. She sits on the Board of the Government’s Digital Skills Partnership and was appointed as a social mobility commissioner by the UK Government in 2018.
Liz was awarded an MBE in the 2019 Birthday Honours for services to digital literacy and social inclusion. In 2020 she was named by Computer Weekly in the top thirty most influential women in UK IT and was a finalist for the Women in Telecoms Awards at the World Communications Awards.