Lisa has been leading the work of the Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative since it was originally conceived in 2017.
She began her career as a commercial lawyer and has been working in refugee law and policy for more than a decade with organisations such as the Centre for Policy Development, Save the Children and Refugee Legal. Lisa is also a Fellow with the Centre for Policy Development and a board member of the Cisarua Learning Inc and the Great Lakes Agency for Peace and Development (GLADP), both refugee-led charities working to support refugees in Australia and the region.
Lisa holds a Masters in Public and International Law. Lisa lives in Melbourne and is the very proud mum of three boys.