From Desk To Disaster Area And Loving It

When Liz Steele graduated from the University of Wales in Cardiff in 1992, she embarked on a career in business, as a fund-raiser and budget manager for the Wales European Centre, a group that lobbies the European Commission for favorable legislation for Welsh businesses. At 29, she was deputy director of the Brussels office, making $120,000 a year. She had a spacious apartment with a closet full of trendy business suits and a two-seat Triumph MGF sports car, and she was in line to be director of the Brussels office.

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