Based in New York, Lisa French currently oversees the International Integrated Reporting Councils’s (IIRC) outreach efforts in North and South America. Prior to joining the IIRC, she served as Technical Director at the Global Reporting Initiative and as Principal, Guidance and Support, at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Lisa's industry experience includes work at 3M Canada Company, Metso Minerals, and Ford Motor Company. She has also been a consultant for the International Finance Corporation on investment strategies, training programs, and external communications.
Lisa has an MBA in Finance and Business & Sustainability from the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto. She holds an Engineering Chemistry degree with an Environmental specialization from Queen’s University, Kingston. She is a licensed professional engineer.