Director of Operations
Our FitzRoy values of seeing the person, being brave and being creative, resonated with me immediately. I am delighted to be in a role where I can live these values and use my experience and skill set to transform the lives of the vulnerable people we support.
Liz comes from a clinical background and has worked in health and social care for 25 years. Starting her career in nursing and training at St Barts, she worked in oncology, haematology and blood transfusion which led to aid work in Liberia in safe transfusion and infection control. She then undertook a Masters in Public Health and worked on alcohol harm reduction policy at the Department of Health. This in turn led to a role as Director of Nursing and Quality for the Malé Health Services Corporation in The Maldives, giving her great operational experience developing and setting up new services. Moving back to the UK and into the private sector, Liz took up the post of Director of Operations at BMI. She took the advanced leadership programme at Ashridge business school, and then an executive masters in management. Before joining FitzRoy, Liz was a Regional Operations Director at the British Pregnancy Advisory Service for two and a half years. Liz also provides respite foster care for a two-year-old girl with highly complex needs.
Martin Joined the Board of Trustees in September 2018 having recently retired from a senior executive position at Christian Aid. He has an MBA from Bradford and over 35 years experience working in the charity sector in international development. He has held a range of senior management positions overseeing strategy, organisational development, funding, advocacy, programme development and campaigning and has significant leadership experience at Board level. Empowering and enabling people to have equality of opportunity to transform their own lives has been a driving passion of his throughout his career.