Advisory Board Member
Liz is a life sciences entrepreneur with extensive experience advising leading global pharmaceutical and healthcare organisations. Liz is a Non-Executive Director of three AIM listed businesses in the UK, Advanced Medical Solutions PLC, Celadon Pharmaceuticals PLC and Inspiration Healthcare Group PLC. She is Chair of a private business in Ireland, Akusus and founder of a start-up biopharmaceutical company, Kingdom Therapeutics. She is also a Director & Trustee of a hospital charity, CWPlus, the charitable arm of Chelsea & Westminster Foundation Trust Hospital in London and a member of the organisation’s Innovations Advisory Board. Previously, she was a Non-Executive Director of the FTSE250 business, UDG PLC, which was acquired by CD&R in 2021 for £2.6bn. Until 2014, she was Global Head of Healthcare & Lifesciences at the NYSE-listed management consultancy, FTI Consulting Inc., who had, in 2007, acquired the communications business, Santé Communications, which she had founded in 1995. In addition to her NED’s, Liz is an angel investor in a handful of healthcare companies, mostly health-tech, which resulted in her being highlighted by the Irish Times as one of Irelands most significant global leaders in Healthcare & Lifesciences and as a Sci-Tech leader worldwide by Silicon Republic. Liz is a proud native of Kerry in Ireland and was awarded Kerry Person of the Year in 2017/18. Liz has a degree in Computer Programming & Maths from University College Cork, and she is an alumnus of the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. She divides her time between Kerry & London.