Full Name
Joanne Davidson
Job Title
Director of Policy
Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce
Speaker Bio
Liz McAreavey enjoyed an entrepreneurial career spanning 16 years, founding Le Bistro Hospitality, Scotland’s largest independent hospitality company, which she led to a successful exit in 2001. This was followed by a period of business consultancy

In 2005 Liz joined Deloitte to lead their Brand and Business Development for Scotland. In 2007 she became a Director at Ernst & Young, heading up their Market Leadership Strategy as Business Development Leader UK&I.

In 2010 Liz joined Edinburgh Chamber becoming Group Commercial Director in 2012 and has project managed the ‘Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference’ in conjunction with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Government. In 2011 she was seconded to Essential Edinburgh as interim Chief Executive. She took over as CEO of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce in October 2016.
Joanne Davidson