Chief Operating Officer
Lisa Larsen is Chief Operating Officer at PPL. She has over 15 years of experience supporting and promoting public value creation.
Prior to joining PPL Lisa led the UK team of Ramboll Management Consulting, a leading public service consultancy in the Nordic countries. Between 2006 and 2012 she was Director of Operations at Accenture’s Institute for Health and Public Service Value. While in this post, Lisa managed all operations for the Institute’s global thought-leadership team and led a number of global studies and public service improvement initiatives. Preceding Accenture, Lisa worked for six years at the Office for Public Management (OPM) where she was the Associate Director responsible for establishing and growing the Analytical Studies team. Under her leadership, the team delivered a large number of evaluations, policy development and strategic improvement projects for clients including the Cabinet Office, Department of Health, the Scottish Executive, Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and a range of local authorities.
Throughout her career, Lisa has had a clear focus on helping leaders to shape policy and practice in ways which deliver social outcomes cost effectively. She has strong analytical and stakeholder engagement skills and is adept at managing and leading multidisciplinary teams and projects. She holds a MSc in Public Administration and a BSc in Political Administration, both gained from Copenhagen University in Denmark.