Lisa oversees Edelman’s Canadian and Latin American operations, and sits on Edelman’s Global Operations Committee. In her role, she provides senior counsel to clients, and is responsible for the regions’ growth strategies. Passionate about advancing women in business, Lisa is chair of the firm’s Global Women’s Equality Network (GWEN), which is committed to fostering an environment where women of all backgrounds can enjoy equal opportunities. She is committed to supporting future leaders and championing women’s causes. Lisa is a recipient of both the Financial Times andHERoesChampions of Women in Business Top 100 Female Executives, and a 2019 YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction award for Corporate Leadership. She has also been inducted into the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada Hall of Fame.
She is involved with several mentorship programs through the Women’s Executive Network, American Marketing Association and Women in Communications and Technology Protégé Program. She also sits on the Global Advisory Board for G(irls) 20, and is a member of the United Nations Women’s Empower Advisory Group.
Lisa will present the findings of The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer, that explores the relationship between people’s trust in societal institutions and their outlook on the future, their media consumption, and their expectations of business leaders.