Keynote Speaker - Embracing the Flexible Future

A highly strategic and commercial entrepreneur from a marketing background, Lizzie has a wealth of experience creating, nurturing and optimising small and large businesses and brands. Lizzie is co-founder & joint CEO of the flexible working community The Hoxby Collective, which she co-founded at the start of 2015. She founded her first business - marketing agency Futureproof - age 26. She is also a Non Executive Director at the Ethical Fashion Forum.

Lizzie’s passion, determination and entrepreneurial flair underpin everything she does. Prior to her leadership of over 400 Associates at Hoxby, she founded and grew an effectiveness-focussed marketing agency, and has built two powerful brands of her own to disrupt the marketing industry and the working world more generally. Before her leap to running her own businesses, Lizzie worked at Diageo managing iconic brands such as Pimm’s, Smirnoff and Guinness, and prior to that worked at Sainsbury’s and Masterfoods. Her strategic and commercial nous was also nurtured during her time at and Arthur Andersen, and is underpinned with a first-class degree from Warwick Business School.

Lizzie works tirelessly, albeit flexibly, to promote the #workstyle movement and ensure more and more people can spend their time in the way that most inspires them.

Lizzie and Alex Hirst will be jointly presenting.