Liz Williams MBE – CEO

Liz is a long-term campaigner on the importance of everyone benefitting from digital technology.  Prior to joining FutureDotNow as CEO, she led BT Group’s digital and social inclusion strategies and cross-sector collaborations with government, civil society and other leading businesses.

Liz is Chair of the 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 Board of the Government’s Digital Skills Partnership and was appointed as a social mobility commissioner by the UK Government in 2018.  

Liz was awarded an MBE in the 2019 Birthday Honours for services to digital literacy and social inclusion.  In 2020 she was named by Computer Weekly in the top thirty most influential women in UK IT and was a finalist for the Women in Telecoms Awards at the World Communications Awards.

Holly Chate – COO

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 Fleming – Partnerships Manager

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.

Amy Grisdale – Programme Manager

Amy is our Programme Manager at FutureDotNow. She brings expertise in managing projects and programmes in both the private and third sector organisations, including managing Centrica’s Employee Volunteering Programme. She has also worked overseas for the Red Cross and an NGO in Ghana.

Amy is passionate about ensuring everyone has the opportunity to thrive in our digital society, regardless of their background.

Chris Andersson – Communications and Campaign Manager

Chris is our Communications and Campaigns Manager, having 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.

Marta Bronowicka – Membership Intern

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