Elizabeth joined the Human Ventures board in December 2016. She has eight years’ experience in governance roles in the not for profit sector, including chair. She has been involved with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations for the past eight years, and is currently the Independent Member on the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cricket Advisory Committee.
Elizabeth is an experienced lawyer, working in various roles across different sectors, primarily in corporate and commercial law. Commencing her legal career at Herbert Smith Freehills in Brisbane, Elizabeth has also worked in Canberra, Sydney and the United Kingdom in all levels of government, and in an in-house role for a national franchisor.
Elizabeth is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), and holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts (double major in Government) from the University of Queensland.
Elizabeth is passionate about helping address disadvantage, especially in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. She believes in the social enterprise model as an effective and sustainable vehicle for addressing disadvantage.