Elizabeth Murphy

Chief Operations Officer
Head Office

After graduating with a BA (Hons) degree in Economics in 1989, Elizabeth moved to Brighton starting her career with Lombard North Central and BT plc before joining the IDTA in October 1993.

Over the years, Liz's role at the IDTA had changed with key areas being the Association's two annual national conferences, examiner appointment and training, the Dance International magazine and publications and supporting the Board of Directors and sub-committees. With the Association's recognition by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and the CCEA in 2011, Liz took on the role of Quality Assurance Manager, working closely with the IDTA's regulatory consultant, Rachael Meech.

Liz was appointed as the IDTA’s Chief Executive by the Board of Directors with effect from 1st June 2017. After 6 years in this role, Liz has taken on the duties of the Chief Operations Officer, working with the new Chief Executive, James Stockdale and the Head Office team.