Mrs Liz Galvez was a senior diplomat with the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office until 2006. During her 33-year career, she served in a wide range of diplomatic jobs in London and several overseas postings, including Finland, Central America, UN Geneva, OSCE Vienna, and UN New York. Following a posting in Romania in the late 1990s, she was seconded for two years as a senior policy adviser to the Romanian Foreign Minister. She continues to provide advice to the Romanian Foreign Ministry on human resources development and diplomatic training. After retiring, she was appointed Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Romania. She holds a Master's degree from University of London in Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict. She speaks operational Spanish, Romanian, and French.