Lisa has been involved in the leisure industry and teaching for over 20 years. She began working in a pool as a lifeguard and coaching alongside her own Swim Coach. Following this Lisa taught swimming in California, Greece, and co-ordinated programs in the UK, Muscat and finally moved to Dubai in August 2005. During this time she taught swimming in hotels and health clubs, she ran her own company for 6 years and has joined Fitness First in October 2013 to develop The Swim Academy. Having grown up in Hong Kong Lisa learnt to swim competitively at a young age, on returning to the UK she swam competitively to county level.