Lisa Tse is a creative businesswoman, designer and brand consultant, founding a range of business ventures including a signature brand agency Lisa Tse Ltd, concept art studio Opus Artz, and The Sorority– a pioneering private members society of influential women ranging from business leaders to royalty.
Known for her signature style, creative flair and technical expertise, Lisa specialises in luxury brand development and communication, equipped with a multi-disciplinary talent that works with companies in a creative and commercial capacity to develop outstanding brands.
A Devonian born and bred, Lisa came to London to pursue a Masters in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins. Echoing the meaning behind her Chinese name “To Sustain Excellence”, Lisa realised her dream of establishing her eponymous creative agency in 2005 after graduating with a string of design awards. Lisa Tse Ltd was born.
Creativity & Business
In August 2008 at the age of 30, Lisa was selected as the youngest UKTI delegate to represent the British design sector on an official Trade Mission to China to coincide with the Beijing Olympics, as part of which she was a speaker at the Creative Day hosted in London House, Beijing by Lord Digby Jones and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. Lisa was also appointed a member of the British Government Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s UK-China Task Force in 2012.
Lisa is committed to supporting creative enterprise in the design industry. Lisa has lectured and worked with students at Central Saint Martins College, Brunel University and Cambridge University’s Judge Business School.
In early 2013 Lisa was appointed to the judging panel of the Fashion Monitor Journalism Awards alongside fellow judges including Hilary Alexander and former Marie Claire editor Marie O’Riordan.
Lisa is passionate about design and creativity in business and was appointed a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts in 2012.
Women in Business
In 2010 Lisa founded The Sorority to champion inspiring professional women around the world, creating a pioneering private society made up from the influential women destined to shape the future. The Sorority has attracted support from a wide range of women from around the world ranging from business leaders, entrepreneurs and royalty.
Lisa was invited to speak at the House of Commons for International Women’s Day in 2015 and was awarded the Inspirational Award at the Inspiration Awards for Women the same year, which celebrate the achievements of remarkable women who inspire those around them.
The Sorority proudly produced a special 16 page Women Mean Business Report in The Times in 2012 in partnership with Raconteur. The report provided expert commentary and analysis whilst championing women in business – the first report of its kind in The Times.
Lisa is a passionate supporter of philanthropic visions and supports a wide range of causes.
Lisa was appointed Creative Director of the Winter Whites Gala in 2013 at Kensington Palace hosted by HRH The Duke of Cambridge, and Centrepoint at The Palace in 2016 to support the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people Centrepoint.
Lisa joined the Honorary Host Committee for the Winter Whites Gala in 2013 and individually raised over £220,000 for the charity Centrepoint.
She was appointed a Clinton Foundation Ambassador in 2012 as part of the UK Steering Committee and sponsored the Womenkind Three Butterflies Lunch for two consecutive years in 2011 and 2012, helping to transform the lives of women and their communities.