Dr. Lisa Cluett joined the Perth USAsia Centre as the Communications and Outreach Director in August 2016. She provides leadership in communication, media, network building and stakeholder engagement to support the Centre's mission of strengthening relationships and strategic thinking across the Indo-Pacific region.
Following an early career in programming at Network Ten in Sydney and a Ph.D. in environmental science based in the northern tropics of Australia, Lisa has gained more than 10 years’ experience in strategy development, social media engagement and community building, corporate governance, program evaluation and user analytics.
Originally from the U.K., Lisa is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a 2016 member of the AICD Director Pipeline Program. She has an Honours degree from the University of Leeds and in 2012 was awarded the Fay Gale Fellowship for overseas career development. In 2013, Lisa won a UWA Award for Excellence in the Provision of Support to Students and a national Citation from the Australian Office of Learning and Teaching for her innovative work in building engaging online communities.
Lisa and her husband have two children and the family spend weekends working on and enjoying their property in the Perth hills.