Liza Henshaw

Chief Development Officer


Liza is responsible for all major gifts, foundation, membership, and planned giving operations at EDF. She leads a global revenue team of fundraising professionals including research, events, and communications specialists, raising all resources required for EDF’s current and future endeavors.


Liza joined EDF in 2002 as its first chief information officer and was promoted in 2008 to chief operating officer. In 2010 her responsibilities were expanded to cover all areas of EDF’s operations. She moved to her current role of chief development officer in May 2015.

Prior to joining EDF, Liza’s career included leadership roles in technology, systems, engineering, and e-commerce businesses, including, DealTime, Inc., Sticky Networks, and DMR Consulting group. She has also held a variety of management positions for Hearst Magazines and Times Mirror Magazines.


B.A., Middlebury College

  • Liza Henshaw

    Liza Henshaw