Lisa North

Global Staff | Senior Global Leadership


Deputy Chief Executive Officer


Lisa North joined The Hunger Project in 2012, and currently serves as Deputy CEO.  She is responsible for managing a smooth-running, highly effective organization capable of delivering on its strategy, in a context of achieving larger impact and scale.  Lisa served as Acting Chief Executive Officer of The Hunger Project in 2020.

Lisa brings twenty-eight years of experience in international development. Prior to joining THP she was Vice President for Institutional Advancement at the Institute for Sustainable Communities. Other roles have included Campaign Director and Grants Director at the American Friends Service Committee, Development Officer at the Foundation Center and Business Manager for Pacifica Radio. In all her roles, she has thrived on finding new ways to drive organizational effectiveness by developing people, strengthening systems and promoting best practices.

Lisa holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Mills College. She grew up in Vermont and Germany, has traveled extensively in Africa and Asia, and currently calls New York City her home. She is married and has three grown children.

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