VITS LanguageLoop CEO Elizabeth Compton started with us in February 2016 with a strong vision for language services.
Her 20 years’ prior experience in executive and leadership roles in corporate affairs, strategic planning and sales and marketing in Australia, London, Amsterdam and New York, have shaped her outlook towards better businesses serving communities.
Previously Elizabeth worked as the GM of Corporate Affairs for VicTrack –Victoria’s $28bn government transport asset agency – where she led the strategic corporate and business planning process to ensure a robust and sustainable financial future for the state’s transport assets. She also led the government relations, communications, digital, media and marketing functions.
During her time as the Financial Ombudsman Service, she held a range of responsibilities in stakeholder and government relations, to engage with their 14,000+ members in the financial services sector – including the launch of a consumer engagement strategy to reach Australian organisations to educate consumers about ombudsman service.
Prior to this, she held a role with the Environment Protection Authority, working in the energy sector to implement regulatory changes to reduce carbon emissions across federal, state and local government, industry associations and the community.
During nearly 10 years overseas, Elizabeth worked for Yamaha Motors Europe and Goldman Sachs International in Corporate Affairs and Training and Development roles.
Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Sociology) from Swinburne University, a Masters in European & International Relations from the University of Amsterdam and a Certificate in Journalism from New York University.