Liz is passionate about creating positive impacts for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traditional Owners. Her heritage is from the Trobriand Islands; Eastern Torres Strait, and Western NSW,Liz now lives with her family within the Great Barrier Reef on Yunbenun (Magnetic Island) Wulgurukaba Country.

Liz has worked for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and also as Director of the Reef 2050 Traditional Owner Project with the Reef and Rainforest Research Centre. In her role as Program Director with the Foundation, Liz is continuing to work with Great Barrier Reef Traditional Owners to establish the strategic direction; co-design and co-delivery of the Reef Trust Partnership.