Lisa Simeon

Chief Operating Officer
Abt Associates

Lisa Simeon is Abt Associates’ Chief Operations Officer. She is responsible for leading project excellence and delivery, operations, enterprise human resources functions, and setting the company’s talent strategy. She leads a team of over 90 project management, security, quality, and human resources professionals and is responsible for strategic initiatives and programs that drive culture, productivity, continuous improvement, employee engagement, and performance. She joined Abt in March 2019 as Chief Human Resources Officer and was promoted to COO in 2020. She has more than 20 years of experience talent management, organizational design/change management, leadership development and strategic planning.

Event Schedule

18 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
08:00 am EEST 09:30 am EEST Inspiration Starts Here: Supporting the Leader in You!
Side Event
Kigali Convention Center - Room MH 3.1

Join us at Abt Associates’ Leadership Lounge and learn how to make positive strides towards achieving your professional goals. You can enjoy a light breakfast while Read More

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Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda