Lisa Witter

Co-Founder and Executive Chairperson, Apolitical

Loves solving hard and complex political and policy problems at scale by building impactful businesses. Co-Founder and Executive Chairperson, Apolitical: the global peer-to-peer learning platform for government with the mission to accelerate the transformation of government by helping and recognizing public servants – the largest workforce in the world who spend 40 cents of every dollar – while taping government $20 billion learning development budgets and $8 trillion in global procurement spending and helping drive this to be more of a lever in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Apolitical is used by public servants in some 170 countries. It was named one of Fast Company’s most innovative companies in the world in 2018. Regular public speaker on global stages and a media commentator. Writer on topics related to government, policy and behavioural science. Co-Author of “The She Spot: Why Women are the Market for Changing the World and How to Reach Them”. World Economic Forum Young Global Leader; co-chairs the Global Future Council on Agile Governance; served six years on the brain and behaviour council. Has sat on numerous for-profit and non-profit boards, including for a public company. Has founded numerous ventures, including political training institutes such as the Apolitical Academy.