Luciana Berger

Luciana Berger

Current position: Labour and Co-operative Member of Parliament for Liverpool Wavertree and Shadow Cabinet Minister for Mental Health

Course: BCom Commerce with Spanish, 2004

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Profile

Luciana Berger is the Labour and Co-operative Member of Parliament for Liverpool Wavertree. She was appointed to the position of Shadow Cabinet Minister for Mental Health in September 2015, having previously served for two years as the Shadow Minister for Public Health. Prior to this, Luciana was the Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change for three years.

Before entering Parliament Luciana worked for the management consultancy firm Accenture advising FTSE 100 companies including Barclays and BP, as well as the London Stock Exchange. She then joined its Government Strategy Unit supporting UK Government departments including the Treasury before the 2006 Comprehensive Spending Review and Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Delivery Unit.

After leaving Accenture Luciana was appointed Government and Parliamentary Manager for the National Health Service Confederation. From 2007 to her election in 2010, Luciana was the Director of a not-for-profit campaigning and education organisation working towards peace in the Middle East.

Luciana has been recognised by a number of organisations and was recently ranked number one in the Jewish News’ Top 40 under Forty.

Luciana has a BCom degree from the University of Birmingham, and an MSc in Government, Politics and Policy from Birkbeck College, University of London.