Elizabeth is the point of contact between RMIT and UN agencies.
Elizabeth holds the position of Deputy Director of the United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme (UNGCCP), an international secretariat which is hosted by RMIT University.
As well as management of UNGCCP she is responsible for its related research projects and programs, including a postgraduate Urban Research Incubator and internship program.
Her partnership management responsibilities with UNGCCP include the development of productive international partnerships with leaders in city government, business, academia and NGOs. These include UN Habitat, Metropolis and World Vision International.
With RMIT International, Elizabeth has an overview and coordinating role with RMIT research relationships in Latin America, including the new Research Node in Porto Alegre, Brazil.