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About Us
Established in Newport in 1869 to help local people build homes, we now help people across Wales and England buy properties and save for their future.
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Liz McKenzie

Non-Executive Director

Liz joined the Board on 1st September 2018. She is a member of the Remunerations and Risk Committees.

Career

Liz started her career in manufacturing and held a number of roles with Toyota Motor Manufacturing. She was latterly the Assistant General Manager and a member of the senior leadership team. In a transition from manufacturing to financial services, Liz joined the Wesleyan Assurance Society in 2010. She has held a number of senior roles and was most recently Chief Operating Officer from 2015 to 2017. She is a non-executive director of the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and of the West Midlands Growth Company and is a trustee of the Heart of England Community Foundation.

Skills and Experience

Liz has a degree in Production Engineering and has experience of transferring manufacturing best practice into financial services in areas such as operational improvement, transformation and IT, and driving income growth and cost contraction.

Liz is a mother of two teenagers, a music and travel fan, occasional triathlete and gardener.

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