Elizabeth is Head of HR and Research & Innovation at Stride Treglown, one of the UK’s top 10 architectural practices. Elizabeth started the HR team 14 years ago and has built the culture of the practice as an employer with 83% of the team are engaged or highly engaged (compared to the national average of 38%) and the first firm in the UK to hold all 8 areas of the Workplace Wellbeing Charter.
Elizabeth led the culture stream of the Digital Built Britain programme, providing a focus on the culture of collaboration. She founded the group Behaviours4Collaboration focused on the development of a culture of collaboration in construction. The group have developed a tool called the Collaborative Behavioural Map which describes behaviourally how to collaborate, and this is being developed as British Standard to sit alongside ISO 44001. Elizabeth was one of the first cohort to become qualified to lead firms in their implementation of the new collaborative business relationship management standard ISO 44001.
A certified strengths-based and career coach and university lecturer for the University of Bath MBA, she also enjoys charitable consulting and has supported various charities either as a consultant through the Cranfield Trust or as a Director for both One25 and Oasis Talk.
She writes articles in areas such as collaboration and the human side of technology for publications such as the RICS Journal, AJ, BD, BIM Today, Constructing Excellence, PBC Today.