Lisa Farrar

Qualifications: MBA (Melbourne Business School), Bachelor of Business, Qualifications from Australian Institute of Company Directors
Position: AMSI COO / National Program Manager, APR.Intern

Phone: (03) 8344 1785


Lisa Farrar is Chief Operating Officer of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and National Program Manager of AMSI’s industry engagement arm, the Australian Postgraduate Research Intern (APR.Intern) program. She has over 25 years’ experience leading teams and organisations to deliver strategic excellence across a broad range of sectors, both in Australia and overseas. With core competencies in leadership, strategy, partnerships, engagement, marketing and brand management, Lisa is passionate about building and leading teams to deliver on organisational vision.

Lisa has lived and worked in Melbourne, San Francisco, Seattle and worked extensively in Sub Saharan Africa. Holding a Senior Executive MBA from Melbourne Business School, a Bachelor of Business and AICD company director qualifications, Lisa has over 10 years’ experience as a Non-Executive Director and Chair on government and not-for-profit Boards.