Liz Meek


Chair of Centre for London

Liz chairs the London think-tank – the Centre for London- and is on the board of Sanctuary Housing association, Film London and Birkbeck  College. She was a Commissioner on the Schizophrenia Commission and leads the 100 people initiative to get people with schizophrenia and psychosis into work.

Liz was the official leading the team which created the Mayor of London setting up the Greater London Authority and went on to become head of the Government Office for London and subsequently the North West. In these roles she delivered policies and programmes for 11 Whitehall Departments.

Her career has centred on London policy, urban regeneration, combating social exclusion and worklessness and finding better ways of addressing youth crime. 

Liz is a carer interested in improving services for people with schizophrenia and those who love them.