Lisa is Chief Executive Officer of Funding Circle, a lending platform for SME borrowers. Established in the UK in 2010, and now the leading lending platform to SMEs, the Group also has a material and growing presence in the US. Globally, Funding Circle has extended more than £15bn in credit to c.135,000 businesses.
Lisa is responsible for driving the company’s strategy and overseeing Funding Circle's operations in the UK and US. Lisa joined Funding Circle in 2012 and was previously UK Managing Director, responsible for the overall strategic direction and day to day operation of Funding Circle UK. She has also previously held the role of Chief Strategy Officer, where she was responsible for developing and launching new product propositions and incubating new business areas. She led Funding Circle’s entry into the US and Continental Europe through acquisition. She led a number of fundraisers for the business and was part of the core team behind Funding Circle’s admission to the London Stock Exchange in 2018.
Prior to Funding Circle Lisa worked as a consultant, both independently and for the Boston Consulting Group. She has advised national and multinational companies, from a variety of industries, on strategic and operational initiatives covering growth, new product development, reorganisation and transformation, amongst others. In addition, she has worked for NGOs in Tanzania and India.