Lisa Harker

Lisa joined the NSPCC in 2011 from the influential thinktank, the Institute for Public Policy Research, where she was Co-Director.  Lisa has spent most of her career working in the voluntary sector for organisations, such as the Child Poverty Action Group, and Save the Children. She has also held various senior advisory roles within government, including being the child poverty ‘tsar’ and spent six months at HM Treasury helping to devise the 10 Year Childcare Strategy. Lisa lives in Oxford and has two adopted children.

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Saturday 18 October 2014, 10.00 Hammerson Room

In conversation: Israel

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