The Art of the Switch: Making Career Transitions

A career switch, managed with care, can be a gamechanger for a person’s career. Hear from Lisa as she shares her journey.

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Masterclass instructor Lisa Thompson

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Masterclass Description

A dynamic career sometimes will necessitate a change in direction. Some of the most successful people have changed sectors, roles or industries at some point in their careers. A career switch, managed with care, can be a gamechanger for a person’s career. Hear from Lisa as she shares her journey of building a cross-sector & cross-industry career spanning Finance, Compliance, Project Operations across the Energy and Professional Services industry. 

What you’ll learn in this Masterclass

  • How to build a cross-sector

  • Cross-industry career spanning Finance

  • Project Operations

  • Compliance

Instructor

Lisa Thompson
Global Head of Operations | Peerpoint
Lisa Thompson is currently the Global Head of Operations at Peerpoint by Allen and Overy LLP. As a multi-disciplinary, cross industry Head of Operations, Lisa has worked across a spectrum of roles and industries. From qualifying as an accountant via audit, to her time as a technology project manager in both the energy and professional services, to her most recent “career” juncture wherein she traded projects and change for business operations; Lisa has successfully transitioned roles and improved herself by a sustained focus on the quality of everything she does, how she does it and who she does it with. While being personally driven by the challenge and diversity of the role and the people she works with, Lisa is definitely of the belief that you are only as good as the team around you. She is continually inspired by the success she can achieve in a team with a positive mind-set, a high-performance culture, and fun!

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