Dr Lisa Cluett
External Relations Director
Dr Lisa Cluett joined the Perth USAsia Centre as the External Relations 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. Lisa also leads the Centre’s educational programs including developing and delivering the inaugural micro-credential course called ‘Australia and the Indo-Pacific – understanding our strategic connections to Asia’ delivered via the UWA+ platform.
Following an early career in programming at Network Ten in Sydney and a PhD in environmental science based in the northern tropics of Australia, Lisa has gained more than 18 years’ experience in strategy development, online engagement and community building, corporate governance, program evaluation and user analytics.
Originally from the UK., Lisa is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed the AICD Director Pipeline Program. She has an Honours degree from the University of Leeds and in 2012 was awarded the UWA 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 (ALTC) for her innovative work in building engaging online communities. In 2020 she was named a National finalist in the Defence Connect Marketing and Communications Professional of the Year Awards.