It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
– Napolean Hill
Alison has over 25 years’ experience working with some of the world’s best known global corporations. She has been CEO of leading consultancies in the UK and in Asia Pacific.
Alison now runs her own consulting business and has developed a portfolio of non –executive, advisory and project roles.
She is a Fellow and former Chairman of the PRCA and a Fellow and former President of the CIPR.
A social entrepreneur and living futurist based in New York, NY, Shar Olivier is CSR Brand Strategist for Aimée Anderson and Associates and she enjoys bringing socially responsible investment to independent filmmaking and other media. She is an independent corporate social responsibility strategist as well as a climate resiliency and environmental management consultant.
With a two-decade career including multi-national brand management in sustainability and CSR platforms, she brings a unique perspective to cinematic development with purpose and impact.
She is a Living Building Ambassador, Climate Reality Leader, Speaker and Producer, and believes in uncommon alliances for meaningful storytelling and social responsibility through media. She is a graduate of The New School in Communications and Film, and holds a Masters in Environmental Management from Duke University.
Lisa has over twenty-five years of experience in the independent film and television industry as well as in various capacities in both business and finance. Lisa is presently acting as a producer and executive producer on various film and television projects as well as a consultant in the industry with a focus on structuring and maximizing incentive programs worldwide as well as co-productions. Lisa represents and consults various financiers and producers in the area of independent film finance.
Lisa is also developing and producing her own film and television projects.
In 2014, Lisa created the National Bank of Canada’s International Group within the media sector and offered an innovative array of specialized products, providing gap, mezzanine and revenue participation loans to clients worldwide with a focus on US Productions. Lisa sourced and financed close to $1B of debt while at the bank.
Among the notable films and television projects Lisa has financed are THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH written by Ken Follett and starring Ian McShane, Eddie Redmayne, THE CALL starring Halle Berry, ALL IS LOST directed by J.C. Chandor and starring Robert Redford, GOOD KILL directed by Andrew Niccol and starring Ethan Hawke, AND SO IT GOES starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton.
In addition to acting as an AVP at NBoC, Lisa acted as Producer on the film CARRIE PILBY ( Netflix) She also acted as executive producer on various films including SUBMERGENCE, directed by Vim Venders and starring Oscar winner Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy, WOMAN WALKS AHEAD starring Jessica Chastain, CROOKED HOUSE, starring Glenn Close, INDIGNATION starring Sarah Gadon and Logan Lerman and BRAIN ON FIRE starring Chloë Grace Moretz, BEL CANTO starring Oscar winning actress, Julianne Moore and the upcoming LAST FULL MEASURE starring Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan.
Lisa also sits on the Advisory Board of SeriesFest as well as the Vespucci Group.