Liv started her professional career as a secretary at Saga Petrochemicals (Statoil / Borealis) in 1977. She has since worked as a secretary and executive secretary at Nycomed, Fabin, Iven, AGS and Skjærgården Hotell og Badepark, Langesund. In 1992 she was appointed admin. secretary at POSTEC, and has since 1994 been admin. coordinator and now administration manager at Tel-Tek. Liv uses a portion of her free time to stay in good physical shape.