Parrhesia Inc

Advancing Whistleblowing

Elizabeth Gardiner

Chief Executive, Protect

Liz was appointed as Protect’s Chief Executive in March 2020. Liz is an employment solicitor who joined Protect as Legal Officer in July 2018 and became Acting Chief Executive in December 2019.

Liz joined Protect after working for the charity Working Families on their legal helpline, advising parents and carers about discrimination and flexible working issues. She has a background in Parliament and policy work before retraining as a solicitor.

“We’re pleased to contribute to Parrhesia as policy adviser.  Protect has almost 30 years of experience advising whistleblowers, supporting best practice in employment, and campaigning for reform.  Academic research adds value to our understanding of whistleblowing, and helps us make the case for policy and legislative change.”

Find out more about Elizabeth Gardiner on the Protect website