Liz Barber has nearly 30 years of experience in advising UK regulated utilities in senior leadership positions. She served as CFO of Kelda and Yorkshire Water for 9 years, followed by 2 years as CEO, leading a successful CMA referral and initiating a significant transformation programme. Prior to this she was a partner at EY where she had a number of senior roles, specialising in audit and assurance and advising regulated utilities and utility regulators. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW).
Liz is currently the Senior Independent Director and Remco Chair for Cranswick plc, Audit Committee Chair of Encyclis Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Renew Holdings plc. Pro-bono roles include chairing the ICAEW Sustainability Committee and member of the Technical Standards Committee and Chair of the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission.