Lisa Chan

Operations Coordinator

lisa-chan-detailNicknames: Lis

How would you summarise what you do at Kinexus in one paragraph?
I’m responsible for maintaining our CRM database and support the team in reporting, IT, contract management and bid/tender management.

What do you like best about working at Kinexus?
The people. Everyone is really warm and friendly and really push each other to be our best.

What’s your favourite part of your job?
Growing the business by helping make business decisions. It’s really inspiring to be part of business that is inclusive and values your thoughts and opinions.

What has been your least favourite job and why?
Register operator at K-Mart when I was 15.

Why did you choose your profession?
I always liked to be in an advisory position where I’m giving advice or opinions on how to do things better and I’m always on the lookout for how things can be improved. I have an analytical/technical mindset and being in operations has really played towards my strengths.

What words of Wisdom would you pass onto your childhood self?
The things you want in life are never easily handed to you. Don’t be afraid to work hard to get to where you want.

What was your dream job growing up?
I wanted to be an air hostess so I could fly around the world and get paid to do it.

What’s your greatest achievement and how has it shaped you?
Backpacking through Europe alone when I was 21. It really helped me become more independent and showed me that there was a world that’s much bigger than the inner west of Sydney.