Elizabeth’s background is in workers’ education and international development. She has worked in over 35 countries on diverse issues such as HIV/AIDS,
Elizabeth teaches and writes academically at Middlesex University about employment relations and precarious work. She is Editor-in-Chief of an ABS4 journal Work, Employment & Society looking at the sociology of work.
In 2017 she published the largest national survey about working conditions in mental health www.thefutureoftherapy.org which is what she will be
She is a founding member of Action for Care-worker Wellbeing, a network established to campaign for better working conditions across health and social care.
Her book Surviving Work in Healthcare: Helpful stuff for people on the frontline (Gower, 2017) was nominated for the Chartered Management Institute’s practitioner book of the year.