Liz chairs Twining Enterprise, a charity helping people with mental health problems into work. She previously had nearly 40 years’ experience in the civil service and was head of the Government Office for London and then the North West delivering policies and programmes, mainly tackling poverty and disadvantage, for 12 Whitehall departments. Liz led the team of officials which created the Mayor of London.

Since leaving the civil service, Liz has been founder chair of the Centre for London - a new think tank, vice chair of Birkbeck college and on a number of boards and commitees, mostly on mental health. She was a member of the London Fairness Commission. She proposed and served on the Schizophrenia Commission.

Liz joined Hestia’s board in October 2020 and sits on the Finance & Fundraising subcommittee.