Liv took up the reins as Chief Executive of Severn Trent in April 2014. Severn Trent is the Midlands based Water and Waste Company responsible for providing clean water and taking away dirty water to around 10m people in the Midlands area of the UK. Severn Trent is one of the three large water utilities in the UK, and is listed on the UK stock exchange. Severn Trent also has two thousand colleagues based in its international water services business.
Prior to this Liv worked at British Telecom for 12 years. Her last role was at Chief Executive of Openreach, the engineering division of BT. In her Openreach role, Liv was responsible for the delivery of one of the fastest and most ambitious deployments of fibre broadband in the world. Liv owned fibre through from strategic concept to rollout across two-thirds of UK premises, delivered 18 months ahead of schedule.