Lisa Larsen

Lisa is Group Managing Director of Strategy and Implementation at The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT). She has over 20 years of experience of working with governments and public services on evidence-based change, both in the UK and abroad. Prior to joining BIT, Lisa was a Chief Operating Officer at PPL, a specialist health and care consultancy based in London. She has also held senior posts in 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.

Practice areas


  • Specialist Panel

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