Liz Holey is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist, professor emeritus, Teesside University, UK and currently works as an international freelance consultant in physiotherapy, health and higher education. Liz acts as a reviewer for WCPT’s accreditation service and has undertaken reviews in the Middle East and North Africa.
Current consultancy responsibilities include revising WCPT’s education policy and guidelines, developing standards, curriculum and capacity in Cambodia for ICRC and supporting physiotherapy projects in Iraq for ICRC. Previous international work includes educational gap analysis, Vietnam; evaluation, Libya; standards development for ICRC, Geneva and curriculum development/teaching in Germany, Malaysia, Zambia and Malta.
Liz has extensive educational and strategic experience. She has led and developed physiotherapy departments in a number of British Universities; been Deputy Dean of a large multidisciplinary school of Health and Social Care; and Pro Vice-Chancellor in which she was responsible for strategic leadership and the approval and quality review of all academic programmes across Teesside University.
Liz has been Strategic Lead for Allied Health Professionals for two UK Strategic Health Authorities and worked on a stakeholder consultation and design of commissioning model for education and training.
Liz has researched, published and presented, taught, supervised and examined students at all levels, including doctorate level.