Liz is the CEO of Newtown Neighbourhood Centre; and was a past director and chair of Social Enterprises Sydney.
She lives in an inner-city community which is significantly impacted by increasing gentrification and the decreasing supply of affordable housing.
Liz leads an organisation which provides specialist homelessness services for people who are living in Boarding Houses and sleeping rough.
Liz has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Sydney University and a Masters in Adult Education from UTS. Liz began her career in youth homelessness and has worked in the community sector for the last 30 years. Her roles have included volunteer and training management, senior HR management, and general management positions across a range of large and small Not-for-Profit organisations in health, education and community services.
Liz is passionate about advocating for safe and affordable housing and identifying solutions to ensure everyone has the secure home they deserve.