Nominated by the Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare (AWCH), Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ is the consumer organisation’s CEO. Lizzy has committed much of her personal and professional life over the past 30 years to improving healthcare. A key part of her role at AWCH is to advocate for the needs of children, young people and their families in the healthcare system. She is involved with the Genetic Alliance Board, RACP Advocacy and Policy Committee, the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network Consumer and Community Council, Children’s Healthcare Australasia Child and Family Centred Care Committee, Academy of Child and Adolescent Health and a number of other groups with a commitment to the wellbeing of children and young people. Lizzy feels that there is an opportunity for children and young people to be better represented at the NSW State level.