Lise Melvin, has a background is in leadership and sustainability, and is a Strozzi certified coach.
She has an MSc in Responsibility in Business Practice, and more than 15 years of international work experience in multi-stakeholder dialogue for the sake of social justice, environmental protection and sustainable development. She was the founding CEO of the Better Cotton Initiative, an organisation set up to transform cotton production to be more sustainable globally.
Lise was first introduced to Strozzi’s work in 2007, working with a Strozzi certified coach. As a sustainability professional, she found this body focused approach truly transformative in her own leadership journey. It helped her find greater sustainability of herself and helped her regularly clarify purpose and focus inside the overload that often comes with making the world a better place.
She is now working with coaching clients alongside her consulting work on global sustainability. Lise is skilled at moving and integrating into new places and new cultures, living with a deep respect for diversity and difference. She calls Kenya home, and now splits her time between the UK and Costa Rica.
Lise is committed to furthering Strozzi Somatics role in creating a more sustainable world.