Liz is passionate about helping organisations that champion the need for stronger and sustainable local communities.
Cross sector partnerships: Liz encourages cross sector collaboration and partnership working to promote the local economy and business community. She is a member of the Winchester Business Strategy Group for the Winchester Chamber of Commerce and until 2019 was a non-executive director for the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce. Liz was a Board Trustee for Action Hampshire (2014-2018) and a non-executive director for Winchester BID (2015-2017).
Trinity Winchester: Liz worked for the Chair, CEO and the board of Winchester to produce a new 5-year strategic plan to take the charity through an exciting period of change and development.
“Thank you for your help and support enabling us to produce our new 5-year strategic plan. Your expertise and facilitation was very much appreciated and we are extremely happy with the results. We felt you brought a constructive approach to our planning, which gave us a powerful insight from an external perspective to go forward with our new vision and goals”. Sue McKenna – Chief Executive, Trinity Winchester
In 2018, Liz became an Advocate for Trinity Winchester.
Liz was proud to be part of the Paris Smith team who supported the Trinity Big Sleep Out event in the summer of 2019. This event, held annually in Winchester, aims to raise the profile of homelessness and vulnerable people in the city.
Ark Cancer Centre Charity: Liz is proud to support the Ark Cancer Centre Charity which is raising £5million to help fund a new NHS cancer treatment centre that will be built by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT). Located at Basingstoke hospital, the new centre will help and support cancer patients and their loved ones in the HHFT area. Ark’s £5m will ensure that complementary and supportive services are provided alongside radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatments under one roof in a calm and uplifting environment.
Liz has close links with The Arkriders who are an amazing group of cycling fundraisers who raise money to support Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s £5million appeal). Since 2016, the Arkriders have raised more than £250,000 for the Appeal which is an awesome achievement. In 2019, 29 Arkriders raised over £55,000 by taking part in the Arkriders 2019 Twin Towns Tour cycling from Basingstoke to Cologne.