Before joining Comic Relief as Chief Executive Officer in 2016, Liz was the founder and CEO of television production company betty. She led betty for more than 13 years, building it from a startup, to one of the UK’s top 30 independent companies. Under Liz’s creative leadership, betty won a number of awards including an Emmy for Forgiven, a drama about child abuse, and two BAFTA nominations for the ground breaking Channel 4 The Undateables series.
Before betty, Liz held senior roles at both Channel 4 and the BBC. Her programming credits include contemporary documentaries, features, factual drama and factual entertainment, much of it infused with social purpose.
In her role as CEO, Liz brings her commitment to social issues, creative vision and storytelling skills, to help Comic Relief continue to create inspiring campaigns which drive towards our vision of A Just World Free From Poverty.