Humanitarian Programs Director
As Director of Humanitarian Programs, Liz leads Airlink’s operational responses connecting nonprofits and the aviation sector to deliver disaster responders and supplies in the wake of humanitarian crises worldwide. She joined Airlink from InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) focused on disaster relief and sustainable development programs. While with InterAction, Liz deployed to the field on a number of occasions to advise on humanitarian policy and program implementation.
Liz previously worked within the private-sector, managing renewable energy infrastructure programs with Siemens Wind Power, which required close collaboration and partnership with a range of international stakeholders. She has also delivered significant change programs within the UK public sector and served for eight years as a logistics officer with the British Army, which included a deployment to Iraq in 2003, where she worked closely with the local civilian population on infrastructure reconstruction projects. Liz recently completed a Master’s Degree in International Humanitarian Affairs from the University of York, UK.Liz lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and son and enjoys running and cycling.