Liz has a LLB (Hons) in Law from Reading University, 1997; a PGDip in Personnel Management from University of Westminster, 2000; a LLM in Law and Employment Law from Leicester University, 2005; and is an associate of the CIPD. She has been working in the HR field for almost 20 years in the NHS, in Higher Education and currently since 2010 for North Yorkshire Police. Her current duties include providing expert advice to all levels of the organisation and HR colleagues on issues including change management, job evaluation, discipline, grievance, and performance and attendance management. She also manages a project portfolio which includes all aspects of professional development (performance management and CPD) in line with HR strategy and national requirements. Liz also develops and write policies, procedures and associated guidance. She has been a parent governor at South Otterington CE Primary School for nearly 5 years. During this time, Liz has chaired the school improvement committee and is currently Vice Chair.