Lisa has more than 20 years of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) experience as a senior executive with AXA, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard. She is the founder of the INCLUSION INSTITUTE, focused on D&I research, consultancy, training and coaching. Her special expertise in organisational development integrated with I&D make her a unique resource for change at all levels, from the individual to the systems level. Lisa integrates new approaches from areas outside of I&D, and works with organisations to set strategy, apply innovative approaches, and deliver upon pragmatic actions to achieve results.
Lisa has been on the advisory boards of Catalyst Europe and W.I.N., she was a founding member of a European-based Global D&I Network, and for two years a faculty member of the Conference Board’s “D&I Academy” teaching new I&D leaders. Additionally, Lisa coaches new I&D practitioners. She co-teaches a course on OD Skills for Change Agents. She is a frequent speaker on I&D topics such as Inclusion Nudges, Bias, Gender Inclusion, and I&D Strategy.
Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Psychology and a Master’s in Linguistics, with a specialization on gender communications. She has lived in five countries and travelled extensively. Born and educated in the U.S., Lisa has worked in Europe for more than 10 years. She lives permanently in Germany with her husband and their two daughters who are all originally from Poland.