Greater Manchester Combined Authority, United Kingdom
Head of Industrial Strategy
Lisa’s role at GMCA is to drive the delivery of the city-region’s economic strategy and priorities, working with other public agencies including UK Government, business representative organisations, universities, and business and enterprise communities. Lisa has almost 20 years’ experience working in the public and private sectors in strategy, policy and research roles in banking, housing, health, culture, transport and economic policy. Lisa also has a PhD in Business and Innovation from University of Birmingham and also worked as an academic at Alliance Manchester Business School, where her research interests included innovation ecosystems, the role of public procurement in shaping innovation and creating public value, and generative business models.