Elizabeth (“Liz”) Butler FCA has joined WFME as an adviser and as the independent member of the Finance and Risk Committees. She is a very experienced chair and non-executive director.
She worked for Price Waterhouse as an audit manager on a number of prestigious clients before starting her own accountancy practice, specialising in business start-ups.
In addition, she has developed a portfolio of non-executive roles, she is currently:
- Board member and Chair of the Audit Committee of the English Regulator of Social Housing
- Trustee and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee for the Royal British Legion;
- Non-executive director of Connect Health Ltd.;
- Independent Member of the Audit and Risk Committees of the UK General Dental Council and the Bar Standards Board of England and Wales.
Previously she has been Chair or Board member of many healthcare, professional and voluntary organisations.
Liz is a founder member of the University of Exeter Alumnae group, supporting female graduates through their professional careers, she has mentored several BAME managers on the NHS Next Director programme and regularly coaches and mentors aspiring directors.
Liz brings a wide experience of corporate and clinical governance at board level. She is an accountant but also draws on her wide experience to challenge and engage with trustees, directors and managers. She is well connected and has an extensive network of contacts across the health, regulation, not-for-profit and Government.