Meera Chadha

Meera is proud to be a Waltham Forest resident and lives in the area with her husband and young daughter.

She is originally from Wales, born and raised in Cardiff before moving to Cambridge for university. She has lived in London since 2007, and has lived across the city in that time.

As well as campaigning with the Lib Dems locally and nationally, she is Chair of Trustees for In2Science, a STEM charity. She has also coached and supported a number of social enterprises to grow nationally and increase their impact. She has previously served as a school governor in south London, a trustee for Read International, and a mentor for TeachFirst and Worthwhile. She was one of 70,000 volunteer Gamesmakers in the London 2012 Olympics and was delighted to help make the games welcoming and successful.

Meera works for an education charity supporting schools in disadvantaged areas of London, Portsmouth, Hastings and Birmingham. Over her career, she has worked for the international firm Ernst & Young in both the UK and South Africa, the innovation foundation Nesta and a number of other social enterprises and charities.

Meera is passionate about addressing social inequality, fighting climate change and improving education outcomes for young people and adults alike.

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