Liz is a public affairs and communications strategist with two decades of experience navigating politics and government, the media and energy industries, and corporate and nonprofit sectors.
Liz led U.S. Communications for BP, the global oil and gas company. She develops and delivers communications and engagement plans to help BP strengthen its reputation and meet its business goals. She also is the chairwoman of the American Petroleum Institute’s Communications Committee.
Previously, Liz spent 15 years in journalism. Most recently, she was the national politics editor for the Associated Press, coordinating the international, non-profit news cooperative’s multi-format coverage of the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign and managing dozens of journalists. Before that, Liz was the AP’s chief political correspondent, leading coverage of the 2010 and 2008 elections while chronicling changes in American public attitudes.
Liz started her career reporting for local daily newspapers in Ohio. She appeared frequently on national news programs and numerous panels to offer political analysis and media insights.
Liz has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and she sits on the board of Wildfire Media, a nonprofit that provides communications support and training for other nonprofits around the world.
She lives with them, and her husband, Andy Davis, in Alexandria, VA.