Dr Eliza Filby is an academic, writer and businesswoman. Born on the night of the Brixton riots in south London, she is, by default, one of Thatcher’s children.
Eliza was educated at the University of Durham and University College London and gained her doctorate from the University of Warwick. She has taught modern history at King’s College London, the University of Warwick and Renmin University in Beijing. She is currently a visiting lecturer at King’s College London and runs her own business, GradTrain, helping graduates prepare for the job market.
She regularly appears in the media and has written for the Telegraph, The Spectator, Standpoint and the Tablet. God and Mrs Thatcher is her first publication. She lives in London and is currently researching her second book, a history of Generation Y.