Dr Lisa O'Brien

CEO The Smith Family

Dr Lisa O’Brien leads Australia’s major education-oriented children’s charity and has driven a five year plan to grow The Smith Family’s education-oriented programs to support more disadvantaged children and young people.

Lisa has worked in leadership roles across the public, not-for-profit and commercial sectors over the last two decades. She is a member of Chief Executive Women Incorporation and former CEO of the Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia.

A registered Medical Practitioner, Lisa also holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Masters of Human Resource Management and Coaching. In 2013, she was a nominee in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence awards.