Press Release

Liz Peace Joins Centre for London as Chair of Trustees

Liz Peace CBE, has joined Centre for London as the Chair of Trustees, taking over from Liz Meek CBE who served the charity for 5 years.

A well-known figure in the property industry, having served as Chief Executive of the British Property Federation until 2014, Liz Peace will lead Centre for London’s Trustees and help ensure the think tank meets its charitable objectives.

Liz joins the Centre’s serving Trustees, a group which includes Ben Page, Chief Executive of IPOS MORI, Mark Boleat, Chairman of the Policy & Resources Committee of the City of London Corporation and Stephen Bediako, Founder and Managing Director of The Social Innovation Partnership.

Ben Rogers, Director at Centre for London said:

“As a think tank focused on the biggest issues in London, housing and development is a huge priority for us. We’re thrilled to be joined by Liz, who brings an unrivalled expertise of the property industry, as well as a wealth of experience working for charities.

“Our Trustees play an essential role in helping to shape the charity’s future, and the challenges arising from the vote to leave the European Union means need for a London think tank has never been greater.

“With the support of Liz and our valued trustees, we look forward to working with London government, businesses and third sector in developing London’s response to Brexit.”

Liz Peace, Chair of Trustees at Centre for London said:

“London has grown dramatically in recent years, and this rapid growth has bought with it many challenges.

“I believe that fresh thinking is key to solving these challenges, so I’m delighted to be joining Centre for London as Chair of Trustees.

“I’ll be working closely with the team to ensure that the charity produces timely and relevant research to help make London a fairer, more inclusive and even more successful city.”