Shaping the future of the Creative Communities

Lisa Fiorilli


Research & Outreach Manager, WorkInCulture

Lisa Fiorilli is a research and policy professional with several years of experience in Canada’s arts & culture sector. Her experience has spanned across the public and not-for-profit sector, and she is passionate about developing and sharing the data that tells the story of the value of arts and culture to our economy and society.

She joined WorkInCulture as the Research & Outreach Manager in 2017, and she is tasked with   managing the organization’s flagship research projects, including MakingItWork, as well as with developing a broader research strategy for WorkInCulture. Her previous experience includes policy, research and funding-related roles at the Canadian Independent Music Association, Ontario Creates (formerly the Ontario Media Development Corporation), and the Bell Fund. Her educational background is in political science and economics, and she holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Policy and Administration from Ryerson University.

Program - Second Plenary
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

#MakingItWork for the Future (Presentation & Panel)
with Julie Whelan, Sharon Diamond, Cathy Taylor, Danika Locchead and Neil Price