bio

Leisa is the Director of Leisa Prowse Consulting, a consultancy she established in 2013.Leisa and her team use a blend of contemporary and traditional engagement techniques to help organisations explore complex and sensitive challenges with their community and stakeholders and make a difference to their project outcomes.

 Leisa has almost 30 years of experience in community and stakeholder engagement, social impact assessment, and local and regional planning. With a rare blend of communication and town planning skills, and more than 230 projects under her belt, Leisa understands complex and contentious infrastructure projects and the challenges they face.

Leisa has a proven track record in developing and implementing comprehensive community and stakeholder engagement and communication strategies, delivering the full range of engagement techniques. A skilled facilitator, Leisa has successfully managed sensitive and complex stakeholder and community issues, working with communities in urban, regional and remote areas, and stakeholders representing a range of cultural groups.

 Leisa is passionate about genuine and best-practice engagement processes, and the positive outcomes that these processes can create for communities and projects.

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