Flick Rea has been a Councillor in Camden since 1986. She was Leader of Camden's Liberal Democrat Group until May 2005 and Cabinet Member for Culture and Sport from 2006-10. She is currently a member of the LGA Culture, Tourism and 2012 Board and was formerly Vice Chair of London Councils Arts, Tourism and 2012 Forum who she represented on the London Regional Board of the Arts Council.
Trained originally in the theatre, Flick has long-term links with a number of arts organisations including many years on the boards of Hampstead Theatre and the Camden Arts Centre. She is currently Vice-Chair of the Trustees of the Charles Dickens Museum.