Lisa Walker is the Founder and Managing Director of Leadership Capital Advisors, a boutique retained executive search firm. Prior to founding this business, Ms. Walker was a senior partner with Korn/Ferry International and a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles. Ms. Walker leads general management and key functional searches for clients seeking marketing, strategy, business development, technology and operations expertise. She specializes in commercialization roles.
Prior to entering executive search, Ms. Walker was with BP, as Chief Marketing Officer, BP Air. Earlier Ms. Walker served as a management consultant with Bain & Company and A.T. Kearney.
Ms. Walker earned her Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, and her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.
Ms. Walker has been honored by The White House as “a Champion of Change for her outstanding leadership in entrepreneurial mentoring, counseling, and training.” She serves on the Advisory Board of the Clean Energy Trust and Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.