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Elizabeth Wilks-Wood Compliance Director and Company Secretary at _


Elizabeth is a barrister by training, who started her legal career in Ofcom and then the European Commission. She has almost 20 years’ experience advising companies in the UK and internationally. Elizabeth has worked for incumbent operators (such as BT) as well as new entrants (including du and Digicel - mobile companies in Dubai and the Caribbean respectively).

Elizabeth was promoted to become Group Compliance Director of Royal Mail plc in 2014 and in 2017, was awarded “In House Compliance Team of the Year” by Women in Compliance. In 2017, Elizabeth became the Compliance Director and Company Secretary for the Ritz Hotel Casino Limited.

Elizabeth is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, and created Royal Mail’s Diversity Council, which sets the strategic agenda for inclusion across the organisation. She has been a guest speaker at various diversity events, especially those focusing on empowering junior BAME employees and women to achieve their full potential.

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