Elizabeth Walker

Elizabeth Walker - General Counsel & Company Secretary, Cancer Research UK

Liz has been the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Cancer Research UK since January 2022. Previously she held the position of General Counsel at BT Global Services.
 
During her tenure at BT, which she joined in 1991, Liz held different positions from Commercial manager supporting the UK and global businesses, to VP/Chief Counsel for EMEA & Latin America and later, VP Organisational Health working across the globe to drive the transformation of leadership and cultural change in Global Services. 
 
Liz is a qualified solicitor and member of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. 
Her interests include Scouting and working with young people, particularly on an international level. She is the County Commissioner for Hertfordshire Scouts as well as a member of the Board of Trustees. 
Liz also works as an Executive Coach at Hirondelles Consultancy Limited.