Lisa is a Director of Temple Executive Search, Melbourne. She has been a trusted adviser to boards and executives on critical communications issues for almost 20 years. Lisa is passionate about continuously striving to raise the bar for the way the corporate affairs is viewed and valued, about identifying and nurturing talent and building high performing corporate affairs teams, and about connecting people to organisations where they can really make a difference.

As a Founding Partner of Nightingale Communications, Lisa has led teams and advised organisations on a range of complex and high profile communications issues including large scale capital markets transactions, investor and media relations and issues and crisis communications. At Nightingale, Lisa has continued to connect people and promote learning and development through an active corporate affairs networking program. Lisa brings a deep understanding of the dynamics at play within an organisation, having been Internal & External Communications at Foster’s Group, and she has also benefited from working in the UK, Europe and Australia across a range of different businesses and sectors including retail, food and beverages, leisure and hospitality, financial services, resources, healthcare, property, media and luxury goods.

Lisa began her career in communications at leading international communications consultancy Brunswick in the UK. She is former accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Natal (South Africa) and a post graduate diploma in Applied Finance from Macquarie University.