"When opportunities do come your way, take those opportunities, with the caveat being if they feel right and if you can manage through them. Because the risk of just saying yes to everything is you can get into an environment where you are overloaded or you aren't managing well."

    We hope you enjoy listening to the career journey of Liz O’Neil on The Female Career podcast. Liz is a qualified chartered accountant with over 20 years’ experience in senior finance & commercial roles. She’s worked across large New Zealand companies including Lion, Telecom (Spark) & Fonterra including a 3 year assignment with her family, working for Fonterra in Beijing. She has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Pacific at Coca-Cola Amatil NZ since mid 2018. 

    Liz is also actively involved in the community. She’s been a mentor for the Auckland University Women’s Mentoring program since 2011. She’s also been a volunteer with Springboard Trust (a not for profit supporting School Principals) since 2008 and has also been a Board member there since 2014. Liz is also on the Board of Trustees for Baradene College.

    You can listen to Liz sharing her story here on The Female Career website or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Podcasts, or wherever you like to listen.