Elizabeth was Chair of Bow Arts board of trustees for four years. Before that, she got to know Bow Arts as a governor of St Paul’s Way Community School, one of the first schools to achieve Specialist Arts status, which it did with the help of Bow Arts. She lives locally and was Vice Chair of the Council of Queen Mary University. She is on the Court of St Katharine’s Foundation in Limehouse and is a trustee and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of the University Schools Trust. She is a member of the Synod of the Diocese of London and on its Audit & Risk Committee. As a member of Bow Church, opposite the Bow Road studios, Elizabeth helped set up the independent Bow Foodbank charity, and continues to be involved. Elizabeth is retired from the Financial Services Authority, where she was responsible for consumer protection and consumer information for several years.