Liz Needleman

Interim Operations Director, England, 
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After graduating from Lancaster University, Liz started her career in a range of Marketing and Business Development roles in the Professional Services and Telecomms sectors, with previous employers including Accenture and Perot Systems.  he has a particular interest in the area of Channel Development, spending six years at T-Mobile developing the independent dealer channel, before joining Business in the Community in 2004 – initially for two years, which has turned into fourteen and counting. Over this period she has held a number of roles within the organization, including Regional Director of Yorkshire & Humber, Leadership Engagement Director and Membership Director.


As Operations Director for England, Liz can combine her passion for engaging companies to collaborate to effect positive change in their communities and harnessing the power and influence of business leaders. She is particularly excited about the potential to bring Business in the Community’s Place agenda to life, and broaden our reach across the country to the communities in greatest need.


Liz lives in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, with her husband and two children.