Leesa Soulodre is the managing partner and chief reputation risk officer of RL Expert Group, a boutique international strategy, and reputation risk management consulting practice. During her career, she has consulted to more than 400 multinationals in 19 sectors over the past 20 years across Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. She holds deep industry expertise in financial services, technology, pharmaceuticals and biotech, and retail. An accomplished innovator and serial entrepreneur, Leesa holds 14 years’ experience as a company director and 20 years’ experience leading companies into new markets with turnovers from $4m to $14bn. She serves as an expert advisor to the European Commission on ICT Disruption and is the board advisor to Prezly (BE), Autoscout (IL, USA) and FashionMatch (KR).
In 2014, Leesa graduated with an Honours equivalent, Global Executive MBA from TRIUM – a collaboration of NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business, the London School of Economics and Political Science & HEC School of Management, Paris. She holds a Masters in Management (Marketing) from USQ and a Certificate in Risk Management (AGSM – UNSW). She is a certified reputation manager of the Reputation Institute, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the Public Relations Consultants Association.