Liz Williams MBE
Liz is a long-term campaigner on the importance of everyone benefitting from digital technology. She is CEO of FutureDotNow, a business-to-business coalition focused on accelerating the UK’s digital skills at scale. Prior to that, she was Director of Digital Society for BT Group, responsible for their digital and social inclusion strategies and cross-sector collaborations with government, civil society and other leading businesses.
Liz is Chair of Good Things Foundation, the UK’s largest charity focused on supporting digitally and socially excluded people to improve their lives through digital, and a trustee of the London Transport Museum. She sits on the Government’s Digital Skills Partnership Board and is a former publicly appointed Social Mobility Commissioner.
In 2019, Liz was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to digital literacy and social inclusion. In 2020 and 2021 she was named by Computer Weekly in the top thirty most influential women in UK tech and was a Women in Telecoms finalist at the 2020 World Communications Awards.
Holly is Chief Operating Officer at FutureDotNow. Holly is experienced in strategy & business development, operating model transformation, programme management, governance and post-merger integration.
Holly has worked across public, private and third sector and internationally in the Middle East, Asia and Europe through her roles at Deloitte (2012 – 2021) and BAE Systems (2006-2012). Holly has a degree in Biochemistry from UCL.
Paul is a Senior Consultant with Accenture, seconded to the role of FutureDotNow’s Partnerships Manager. Paul brings over 15 years of experience in learning and organisational development, with a significant chunk of that time in the Not-for-Profit/Charity sector.
A UK native he is currently based in Warsaw Poland and has served some of Accenture’s global clients. He is passionate about digital transformation and using human focused approaches to learning, that result in impactful learning transfer and increased business performance.
Communications and Campaign Manager
Chris is our Communications and Campaigns Manager, with oversight of all of our messaging, social media, external communications, content and marketing. Chris has worked in communications roles within the digital skills sector for more than 10 years, managing national campaigns such as Good Things Foundation’s Get Online Week.
Based in Sheffield, Chris brings to the team a passion for storytelling and a belief that the right content can influence opinions, inspire action and ultimately, change the world for the better.