Elizabeth Marchant

Elizabeth (Liz) Marchant is group CEO of two PR companies and a B2B marketing services firm, all headquartered in Sydney. She started her career working on the reception desk at Recognition PR, progressing to group manager then leaving to join Telstra as PR manager. The PR and marketing group she now owns with husband Adam Benson has grown to a multi-million dollar enterprise employing more than 25 permanent staff and up to 20 casuals, working with clients across Australia and New Zealand. Liz splits her time travelling between her small cattle farm and satellite office in Alstonville on the New South Wales Northern Rivers and her Sydney and Brisbane offices. She is the mother and step-mother to three boys aged 12, 18 and 27 and a grandmother to a two-year old. She is an avid student of business, a member of the Entrepreneurs Organisation, a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia, a keen reader of fiction and business literature and a mentor and sounding board to several other business owners. www.prandmarketing.com.au