Executive Director, Future of GM & Future of London
With an extensive background in project management, comms and stakeholder relations, Lisa focuses on strategy, programme design and connection. Through Future of London, Future of GM and her own company, Coherent Cities, she is a sought-after chair, speaker and cross-sector strategist, and is a certified facilitator and coach. With the support of GMCA, Regeneris (now Hatch) and others, Lisa spearheaded the Future of GM initiative; launched GM Leaders Plus and GM Future Leaders; and led the search for a GM-based partner and the creation of a distinct company in 2022-23.
From 2013-2019, Lisa was CEO of Future of London, quadrupling membership, revenue and team, diversifying the board and driving continuous improvement. She led governance, partnerships and strategic projects, launched Leaders Plus and the Speaker Diversity Network, and guided a healthy 2-year leadership transition. She was twice named one of The Planner magazine’s Women of Influence.