Lisa Francis-Jennings

Lisa is an international consultant, moderator and writer. With 3+ decades in business and an MSc Psychology (HEC & Oxford) her unique blend of global experience and communication allows her to identify elements and patterns associated with ground-breaking concepts and theories, and to design programs that support evolving organisations. Her ability to explore and bring individuals together to share ideas in meaningful conversations, leading to sustainable change is complemented by her ability to document and systematize complex ideas. Her company, StratAffect S.A., is the Centre of Excellence for Kitchen Table Conversation Moderation in Europe.


  • Training & education development
  • Team-building with a difference, event design & delivery
  • Project management
  • Process & procedure implementation
  • Talent effectiveness
  • Knowledge management & control
  • Communication strategy
  • Governance design & implementation

Experience Highlights

  • Presented sales seminar Using The Sales Conversation to Align The Organization at Oxford as part of Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business program.
  • Acted as the Senior Advisor to the Deputy Managing Director of the Joint operating company (NCOC) of Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea oil field (the North Caspian Sea Production Sharing Agreement, NCSPSA).
  • Set-up team member for the new operatorship, NCOC, of Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea oil field (NCSPSA).
  • Led the in-house ERP education and communications initiatives at Nortel Networks (increasing requests for educational presentations and packets by 400% in 3 months) and Bell Canada.
  • Designed and implemented a training management and top talent development program for the technical division of the Bank of Montreal aimed at filling the technology division middle management gap.



  • HEC /Oxford – Master of Science: Psychology: Coaching & Consulting for Change, Thesis: Programmatic Change (Emerging Method in Complex Change)
  • University Of Toronto – Bachelor of Arts


  • INSEAD M&As and Corporate Strategy: Successful Strategy for Mergers & Acquisitions
  • University Of Toronto Rotman Institute for International Business: Managing Strategic Change (Advanced)
  • Ryerson University Communication: Journalism, Business Writing, Newsletter Editing & Design
  • York University Train the Trainer: Facilitation & Communication: Barriers & Bridges, Presentation Skills
  • SAP Organizational Change Management


  • ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association)
  • The Change Leaders (Coaching & Consulting for Change Alumni Network)
  • OBAN (Oxford Business Alumni Network)
  • OUSL (Oxford University Society of Luxembourg)


Innovation at the Kitchen Table: Better Business Through Conversation

Volunteer Positions

  • The Network Luxembourg – President
  • American Chamber Of Commerce in Luxembourg, Entrepreneurial Committee – Co-chair


  • Oxford ASCENT Programme
  • Cherie Blair Foundation for Women