Liz Leffman is Leader of Oxfordshire County Council. She was first elected to the County Council in 2017 as the Liberal Democrat member for Charlbury and the Wychwoods, and leads an alliance between the Liberal Democrats, the Greens and Labour.
Liz started her career in advertising, working for J Walter Thompson and Saatchi and Saatchi. She then became marketing manager with the National Dairy Council. She later joined Courtaulds Textiles, where she ran a clothing factory manufacturing for Marks and Spencer, and became marketing director for their fabrics division. In the ‘90s she set up a business in Eastern Europe, finding factories for UK, European and US clothing retailers, and managing their production. Her company, Clothesource, still operates in Romania.
Liz has served as a trustee for a number of charities, including Citizens Advice West Oxfordshire, and Southill Solar, which has built a community solar farm outside Charlbury. She has also served on the board of Young Dementia UK Homes, which plans to build an assisted living facility in Charlbury.