Teaching professional
  • Department Strategy
  • Teaching fields International Strategy, International Strategic Management, Strategic Analysis and Tools


Of Irish origin, Lisa Mc Allister holds an MSc and Master Degree in Economic Rural Development from University College Dublin, and is the Group’s Director of Accreditations and Quality, as well as a Lecturer in Strategy. She began her career as Managing Director of an Irish wholesale importation and distribution company in building, hardware and agricultural products.

Before joining Excelia Business School in 2012, for some 20 years, she worked in developing regional and national strategies for certain economic sectors, organisations (as Chief Executive of a government agency responsible for economic development in the North West of Ireland) and businesses, as well as being responsible for obtaining industry accreditations and standards.

With a keen interest in the implementation of continuous improvement systems, in addition to her work at Excelia, she is a member of the Board of Directors of several organisations.