Ms Lisa Scenna - Non-executive Director
B.Comm, Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, MAICD, 55
Director since: 21 October 2019
Last elected: 16 November 2022
Board Committee membership: Chair of the ESG and Risk Committee, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Independent Board Committee and Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Based in: United Kingdom
Stapled securities held: 150,000 stapled securities (Change of Director's Interest Notice dated 31 October 2022)
Non-executive Director – Gore Street Energy Storage Fund plc (2023 – current)
Non-executive Director – Harworth Group plc (2020 – current)
Senior Independent Director – Genuit Group plc (2023 – current)
Skills and Experience
Ms Scenna has over 25 years of executive experience in property and asset management and funds/investment management in both the United Kingdom and Australia. Ms Scenna joined Westfield Group in 1994 and progressed to the role of Head of Investor Relations. Ms Scenna moved to Stockland Group as General Manager – Finance and Business Development and rose through the group to the role of UK Joint Managing Director in 2007. In this role, Ms Scenna was responsible for establishing Stockland Group in the UK, had full responsibility for the regional operations and was involved in a number of acquisitions and integrations.
In 2009, Ms Scenna left Stockland Group to stay in the UK and accepted the role of Group Head of Explore at Laing O’Rourke, the country’s largest privately-owned construction solutions provider. For just under three years, Ms Scenna led the Explore Investments and Explore Living businesses across Europe, Canada, the Middle East and Australasia. In this role, Ms Scenna led the infrastructure investing activities globally and worked with clients and investors to build Laing O’Rourke’s direct infrastructure portfolio held in co-ownership with a number of institutional investors across the UK, Australia and Canada.
In 2013, Ms Scenna joined UK construction and regeneration company, Morgan Sindall Group plc, as the Managing Director of their Investments business. During her tenure, Ms Scenna was a Director of the Morgan Sindall Investments Board. Through her extensive executive experience in the UK, Ms Scenna has developed strong connections with local authorities, developers and investors and has a deep understanding of the drivers for competitors.
Ms Scenna is an Independent Director of AMP Capital Funds Management Limited and Chair of its Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. Ms Scenna is an Independent Director of AMP Investment Services Pty Limited and Chair of its Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.
Ms Scenna is a Senior Independent Director of Genuit Group plc and Chair of its Remuneration Committee, and a Member of its Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. Ms Scenna is a Non-executive Director of Gore Street Energy Storage Fund plc. Ms Scenna is a Non-executive Director of Harworth Group plc and a Member of its Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. Genuit Group plc, Gore Street Energy Storage Fund plc, and Harworth Group plc are listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Ms Scenna is the former Deputy Chair of the Private Infrastructure Development Group’s Supervisory Board and has played a leadership role in charitable organisations.
Ms Scenna holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.