Meet our expert, Lisa Howells

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What do you like best about working at Target?

Our people and how passionate they are, Target’s culture of inclusivity and our exciting business transformation plans.

What do you enjoy most about your role?

The sheer variety of topics I get to be a part of and the differing relationship dynamics we have with clients.

What’s the most “memorable” project you’ve been on?

That’s a tough one as there have been so many over the years – all memorable for one reason or another.  Although not a project in the traditional sense, how Target reacted to the COVID 19 pandemic is something we should all be incredibly proud of.  Not only were there logistics to consider in swiftly moving an entire work force to work remotely, overnight regulatory changes to be adopted but some personal challenges for some too.  We adapted, embraced it and stepped up with minimal disruption to service delivery to clients and their customers.

What does inspirational leadership look like for you?

Authentic, connection, recognising there are alternative ways to do things and passion.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I don’t remember. If I had my time again though it would be crime scene investigation.

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?

I don’t actually think there is anyone that knows that I can write my name in Egyptian hieroglyphics. Random I know!

What’s something—big or small—that you’re really bad at?

Cooking.

If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would you choose?

I don’t know that I would trade places with anyone, but if I could split the day up I would spend the morning with Trevor McDonald, the afternoon with Gok Wan and then dinner with Luther Vandross.

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