ELIZABETH RICKARDS EDUCATION & CAREERS CONSULTANCY
Educated at St Mary’s, Shaftesbury, Elizabeth read History and English at St Andrews University. Early in her career, she taught English at various tutorial colleges in London. From 1996 to 2007 Elizabeth was Principal of Davies Laing and Dick (DLD), a leading independent sixth form college in London. Elizabeth was described by in the Independent Schools Inspectorate Report 2006 as ‘an outstanding principal, a dynamic leader, dedicated to the welfare of her students and highly effective in realising her ambitions for them’.
The Good Schools Guide comments: ‘….has worked at the Young Vic, and is passionate about creativity in education. Outstanding leader. “She’s very sharp, very quick, really on the ball” said a parent.’ In 2008 Elizabeth established the education consultancy and since then she has advised students from all over the world on their undergraduate and post graduate university applications. She also advises on schools applications and continues to advise education organisations on strategic planning.