Executive Director Stroke Services
Lisa joined Stroke Foundation as Executive Director Stroke Services in May 2020. Prior to joining the Stroke Foundation, Lisa held the role of General Manager Advocacy and Health at Kidney Health Australia, where she has led the development and delivery of the Commonwealth Government commissioned…
Lisa joined Stroke Foundation as Executive Director Stroke Services in May 2020. Prior to joining the Stroke Foundation, Lisa held the role of General Manager Advocacy and Health at Kidney Health Australia, where she has led the development and delivery of the Commonwealth Government commissioned ‘National Strategic Action Plan for Kidney Disease’ including securing $3.7m in Commonwealth funding to support initiatives associated with the Action Plan. She held other executive and senior management roles since joining Kidney Health Australia in 2016 including as National Manager Kidney Cancer, General Manager Research and Interim CEO, leading the peak body for kidney disease in Australia.
Lisa has a deep knowledge of chronic disease through participation as a member of Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance and the Victoria Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance. Her experience also includes a number of consumer engagement and co-design projects, not limited to collaboration with Better Evidence and Translation in Chronic Kidney Disease (BEAT-CKD) and executive sponsor for the Kidney National Consumer Council. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians. She has a number of publications on chronic kidney disease and consumer engagement.
Prior to migrating to Australia, Lisa worked over ten years in the National Health Service in the UK which has provided her with broad medical training in general and emergency medicine, anaesthesia and intensive care. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, and has published a number of publications in chronic kidney disease.