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Lisa Shields
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Lisa Shields

Executive Vice President, Strategic Communications

Lisa Shields is Executive Vice President of Strategic Communications at Access Industries and the Blavatnik Family Foundation. Prior to joining Access, Lisa spent more than two decades leading global communications at the Council on Foreign Relations, the country’s most prestigious nonpartisan foreign policy think tank, membership organization, and publisher of Foreign Affairs. Over the course of her career, she has advised a broad range of high-profile intellectuals, advocates, and artists on media, social media, and marketing strategies. Lisa began her professional life reporting and producing for news magazines and specials at ABC News, the A&E Network, and Thirteen/WNET.

She received her BA in international affairs and economics from the American University of Paris and her master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.