Lisa Thompson
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Lisa Thompson

NZ Trade and Enterprise / Te Taurapa Tūhono

General manager, export customers

  • Joined NZTE in 2016.
  • Previously worked for Icebreaker for 16 years in global markets, including as general manager in both the US and NZ.
  • Commercial experience in media, hospitality and transport.
  • Board roles have included the Children's Cancer Association, Portland Outdoor and Athlete Development Commission, Parisian Neckwear and ilabb.


Portland Development Commission Outdoor and Athlete Advisory Board
Board Member
Nov 2011 - Jul 2014
Children's Cancer Association
Board Member
Mar 2012 - Jul 2014
Mouthful Restaurant Group
General Manager
Sep 2014 - Apr 2015 Limited
Business Development Contract
Jul 2015 - Mar 2016
NZ Trade and Enterprise / Te Taurapa Tūhono
General Manager - Customers, Customer Director, Customer Manager
Mar 2016 - Present

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