Lisa is passionate about supporting leaders to have genuine impact on their people, organisations and the community. She specialises in the rigorous design of leadership and talent development experiences that shift mindsets and behaviour, and ultimately affect how individuals show up and contribute to their external world.
Lisa holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organisational Psychology with a focus on leadership, developmental experiences, and diversity and inclusion. She is also an experienced practitioner in talent management, competency modelling, training design and evaluation, change management, and individual and organisational diagnostics.
Lisa has authored several publications and presentations for professional journals, books and conferences on topics including leadership development, cross-cultural competence and diversity and inclusion. She is also certified in the Leadership Circle, Hogan Assessment Systems (HPI, HDS and MVPI), Benchmarks®, 360 BY DESIGN®, Executive Dimensions,® Prospector®, Baron EQ-i, EQ-i 2.0 and EQ-i 360 (Emotional Quotient Inventory) and Change Style Indicator.
Prior to joining Bendelta, Lisa spent several years consulting with Nous Group and Deloitte in Australia, and Booz Allen Hamilton in the U.S. She also worked as a research fellow in the Leader Development Research Unit with the US Army Research Institute in Washington, DC, where she focused on improving leader adaptability and investigating the core elements of cross‑cultural competence that enable leaders to be more effective when working in a global environment.
Lisa grew up in a military family, moving every few years. Her adventurous lifestyle, including living in 12 cities around the world, has inspired a passion for travel and food.