Education New Zealand
Lisa Futschek is Regional Director, Americas, Japan and Korea with Education New Zealand (ENZ). ENZ is the Government’s international education marketing and development agency. Lisa joined ENZ in 2013 after an 18-year diplomatic career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which included postings in Chile and Germany. Milestones for Latin America since her appointment have been bedding-in the Penguins Without Borders Chilean High School scholarship scheme, increasing participation numbers of Brazilian university students studying in New Zealand under the Science Without Borders scholarship scheme, and introducing Minister Steven Joyce to the many opportunities offered by the region during his 10 day visit to Chile, Colombia and Brazil in April 2015.
Lisa holds undergraduate honours degrees in English and Music from Otago University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Communication from Auckland University.