Lisa MacLeod

Lisa has over 25 years of experience in print-to-digital transformation, most notably at the Financial Times where she led newsroom operations, was an assistant editor and managing editor, associate editor and head of operations for She led group-wide digital transformation projects at both of South Africa’s biggest publishers, Tiso Blackstar (now Arena Holdings) and Naspers’s

Lisa is a former vice president of the World Association of News Publishers, advisor and coach with Women in News, a board member of the World Editors Forum, leader in residence at the University of Lancashire and a mentor with the Journalism Innovation Leaders faculty.