Regional Director - Americas and Europe, Education New Zealand
Lisa Futschek is Education New Zealand’s Regional Director, Americas and Europe. Lisa joined ENZ in 2013 after an 18-year diplomatic career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which included postings in Chile and Germany. Prior to that, Lisa held roles with MPs Michael Laws and Pauline Gardiner while working for Parliamentary Services.
Since commencing with ENZ, Lisa has spearheaded initiatives such as the Generation Study Abroad and Go Overseas scholarships and Game on English; has championed the development of local language and tailored marketing materials; and has led the establishment of a permanent ENZ presence in Tokyo, Los Angeles and Bogota.
Lisa is a graduate of Otago and Auckland universities and is a trained television director. She sits on the Board of the Latin America New Zealand Business Council (ex officio).