Dr. Lisa Lake

Director, Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Fashion + Textiles
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)


Dr Lisa Lake is the Director of the Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Fashion + Textiles, a partnership between UTS and TAFE NSW. She is a pioneer in the Australian sustainable fashion movement having authored Sustainability with Style in 2012, and co-founded Clean Cut, an organisation that brought the first sustainable fashion show to Sydney Fashion Week in 2014. She completed her PhD at the University of Sydney on transitioning the Australian fashion industry toward sustainability through a systems change lens, with particular emphasis on consumer and designer/brand experience. In addition to her expertise on sustainable fashion, Lisa also helped develop the sustainability strategy for the University of Sydney, and previously led the marketing team at the Green Building Council of Australia.