Lisa Reilly

Lisa Reilly is the Executive Director of the European Interagency Security Forum and has worked with them since 2011. She has over 21 years’ experience in the development and humanitarian response sector, working overseas for more than 13 years in a variety of programme management roles in both Africa and Asia. Returning to the UK in 2009 Lisa took up a position with RedR as Security Trainer developing and implementing personal and security management courses, as well as undertaking a number of short-term consultancy projects backstopping and evaluating humanitarian response programmes.


Starting as an engineer, Lisa’s security knowledge comes from implementing programmes in various conflict and post-conflict countries, subsequently enhanced through working with a variety of sector experts and on a number of research projects since her return to the UK.