Co-Chair NAB Pride
Co-Chair NAB Pride
Lisa Wade is currently a Director at National Australia Bank in Product and Channel Development.
Lisa has over 25 years of experience in the finance industry including co-founding Australia's first Clean Energy Equity Fund in 2007 and Change Investment Management in 2009. As a proven pioneer of the socially responsible and impact investment industry, she has established a reputation for driving superior investment returns from the economic opportunity of the transition to a low carbon economy and is Co-founder of Impact 2080 an Impact Investment advisory business specializing in scaling and bringing impact investment solutions to market.
Lisa is also an ambassador for Earth Hour and Al Gore's Climate Reality Leaders initiative as well as a Mentor for AYP. Lisa passionately believes investors should no longer have to compromise their values for their investments.
Lisa has multiple years of experience managing an international portfolio from Australia at both the Clean Energy Fund and the ESCOR Group. During her career, Lisa has been a Director at Citigroup where she specialized in arbitrage and derivatives. Lisa is an experienced trader with an in-depth understanding of pricing and investing in financial products. In her most recent role as head of Community Assets at Bendigo Bank Lisa specialized in developing financial structures to facilitate the acceleration of impact investment.
Lisa has a Bachelor of Business majoring in accounting and finance. In 2011 Lisa completed a Post-Graduate certificate in Shariah Compliant Investing at LaTrobe University, Melbourne.
Lisa is a specialist investor in the transition to a Globally Efficient Economy encompassing: Social Impact, Environment, Water, Waste Management, Renewable Energy, Alternative Energy, Clean Technology, Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency, Efficient Transport, and Agriculture, with specialist knowledge in Urbanisation and Climate Change.