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About Elizabeth Maitland

Elizabeth is the Chair of International Business, at the University of Liverpool and has previously held appointments at the Universities of Melbourne and New South Wales, in Australia.

Working at the intersection of strategy, international business (IB) and health care management, her research currently focuses on individual cognition and decision-making, in three specific areas: (1) the nature of expertise and judgement in strategy; (2) the impact of distance on MNE strategy; and (3) corruption. She is also involved in health care management projects, on topics including the delivery of primary health care in Tibet, COVID-19, big data and epigenetics, vaccine choice, cancer treatment, and Hepatitis B transmission in migrant worker communities. She serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of International Business Studies and the Journal of World Business, and has previously served on the board of Human Relations. Her research has been published in leading IB and strategy journals, and a host of specialist medical journals, and she has been a Visiting Professor at the Business School of Nanjing University, in China.

Elizabeth has provided consulting advice on corporate strategy to the senior executive teams and boards of large, multinational companies and to entrepreneurial start-ups, as well as specialist policy advice to Australian and Chinese government departments and authorities.

Elizabeth is a Non-Executive Director of Blum Health Ltd, a software technology company, and the Treasurer and a Trustee of St George’s Hall Charitable Trust, which is responsible for the historical preservation and stewardship of the iconic, Grade 1 listed building in the centre of Liverpool.