Lisa George Board Co-Chair

Lisa is the Global Head, Macquarie Group Foundation and Executive Director, Macquarie Group.

Lisa joined Macquarie Group in 2010 and is the Global Head of the Macquarie Group Foundation. The Foundation is Macquarie Group’s philanthropic arm and is one of the largest corporate benefactors in Australia.

Macquarie staff engagement in their local communities is the founding principle of the Foundation. Since inception in 1985, the Foundation has donated more than $520 million to community organisations around the world. The Foundation also focuses on capacity building within the community sector, impact investing and increasing social and economic mobility.

Prior to this role, Lisa worked for Social Ventures Australia providing strategic support to non-profit organisations. She is currently also Director at For Purpose Investment Partners, and Chair of the Harvard Club of Australia Ferris Family Non-profit Fellowship, which awards 2 scholarships annually to Australian non-profit CEOs to study at Harvard Business School. Lisa has a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University.