Dr Lisa-Jane Gillespie

Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, DK

Biography

Lisa Gillespie grew up in a rural and gorgeous part of the Republic of Ireland, and moved to London 14 years ago to begin a publshing career. Since then she’s made engaging, illustrated non-fiction books for tots, tweens and teens. She’s now the Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Includion at DK, a global publisher of non-fiction books for the whole family, and part of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest publisher. In this role, she works with creatives and colleagues around the world to make truly inclusive books and workplaces.