Lisa joined the Coal Authority as Chief Executive in May 2018 and is responsible for leading the organisation to keep people safe from mining subsidence, enhance the environment in mining areas, use our information to help customers, infrastructure providers and the conveyancing market and maximize sustainable opportunity from our mining legacy.
Lisa came to the Coal Authority from the Environment Agency where she was Director of the West Midlands Area. Lisa is a Chartered Waste Manager and Chartered Environmentalist. She has a degree in Environmental Science, MA in Environmental and Social Policy and an MSC in Environmental Decision Making.
Lisa is passionate about diversity and inclusion and was awarded an MBE for her work in 2014. She served on the board of Stonewall UK from 2012-2018, including a term as Treasurer.