Elizabeth studied for an MA in Economics at the University of Cambridge before moving to the University of East Anglia (UEA) for postgraduate study, where she earned an MA in Industrial Economics and a PhD from Norwich Business School. She has extensive knowledge and understanding of the EU power generation sector and strongly supports the transition to a low carbon economy.
At the University of East Anglia Elizabeth was an Associate Tutor at Norwich Business School where she taught on the world's first MBA in Strategic Carbon Management, and was a member of the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy. She spent 7 years working for the Cambridge-MIT Electricity Project and the ESRC Electricity Policy Research Group, both at the University of Cambridge, where she also taught economics to final year undergraduates at the Judge Business School.
Elizabeth has worked on projects for the World Bank and USAID.