Liz Darlison

CEO - Mesothelioma UK

Liz is a Consultant Nurse at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, an Honorary Senior Lecturer at De Montfort University, University of Leicester and the University of Sheffield, and has been appointed to be Clinical Research Lead for Division 1 (Cancer) for the Clinical Research Network (CRN) East Midlands.

Liz was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) in the Queen’s 2019 Birthday Honours in recognition of services to patients and cancer research.

Liz focuses on the treatment and care of Mesothelioma (asbestos-related cancer) patients. She is the founder of the national charity, Mesothelioma UK, and in her role as Head of Services for the organisation, is responsible for shaping the charity’s vision and strategic direction.