Lisa McCarthy joined IRDI Legal in 2004 as general manager where she manages IRDI Legal's business, human resource and operational environment. Ms McCarthy has a Graduate Diploma in Management, a Diploma in Business Management, and an Associate Diploma of Arts. She is an Associate Fellow of the Australia Institute of Management WA, and a past member of their Professional Managers Network Committee from 2010 - 2012. She was WA chair of the Australian Legal Practice Management Association from April 2013 to June 2014, and human resource manager and financial manager for Mount Cardiology, a leading heart specialist practice from 1998 to 2004. Ms McCarthy has six years of experience in the finance and banking sector and many years of experience in small business financial management.