Lisa Hough

People & Culture Adviser

B.A. Political Science & International Relations (Emory University, Georgia, USA)

Lisa provides mentoring, support and professional coaching to members of the Luminary team.

She brings an abundance of life experience to her role, having worked in positions as colourful and varied as Community Liaison Officer for the US Diplomatic Corps in Beijing, real estate sales and development in the US, relocation consultant in Australia, and owner/operator of two wine-related businesses. 

Lisa has experienced living in many different parts of the world, including Point Barrow, Alaska (the northern-most point of North America), the Phillipines, Tokyo, Beijing, Cape Town and Paris. Her career highlights include working directly with former US President Jimmy Carter and other notable political figures on a major international Arms Control conference. 

A trained chef and wine aficionado, she hosts a mean dinner party. And when she's not cooking or coaching, Lisa loves yoga, tennis and exploring the great outdoors. 

Quick facts about Lisa

Favorite emoji

😍

Star sign

♑ Capricorn

Chinese zodiac

🐇 Rabbit

Inspired by

Alice Waters and Stephanie Alexander, for their work teaching children to grow, cook and eat healthy food; Elon Musk and Richard Branson for their unbridled commitment to innovation; and Al Gore, for his dedicated 30+ years working on behalf of the environment.

Fun fact

Lisa's grandfather has traced her family tree back to William the Conqueror.