Liz Young

Director, Kio Kio New Zealand Limited

Liz Young has been in the pharmacy industry in NZ and overseas for over 35 years.  She is the founder and owner of Avondale Family Chemist a community pharmacy that has been in operation since 1992. Over the years she has trained over 15 pharmacy interns to become pharmacists and mentored many pharmacists to become owners and to find professional fulfilment.

She has also been the director of Avondale Medical Wholesaler Ltd which exported medicines internationally from NZ.

Kio Kio NZ embraces her interest in natural body care that meets her standards of pharmaceutical elegance and effectiveness without compromising on quality. The company’s ethos is simply to make natural, organic and rich body care that is luxurious and lovely.

Liz is currently on the advisory board of Vantage – NZ’s largest group of independent pharmacies where she has pioneered the use of social media and data analytics to engage with and understand customer trends.

Her community work with education includes being on the Kings College Foundation Board of Management which controls, manages and conducts the affairs of the Kings College Foundation.

She has a strong interest in driving positive social change through good governance.