Liz became a Director of Hazard Chase in 1998, subsequently participating in the management buyout from NWBrown and has continued to serve as a non-executive director since returning to her freelance career. Armed with a degree in French and Italian from London University, she started her working life at Air France then moved to Harrison/Parrott. Initially organising artists’ travel schedules, she later became Associate Director in charge of Administration, taking responsibility in particular for IT systems and HR. During this time Liz passed examinations to become a Chartered Secretary, a qualification covering business, company law, corporate governance and finance. She also served for a year as Honorary Treasurer of the International Artist Managers’ Association. Liz now works as a freelance consultant, specialising in helping small businesses to stabilise and grow. She is an enthusiastic member of the concert audience and also spends much of her free time travelling – most recently on foot on the West Highland Way!