Expertise areas

  • business and human rights
  • corporate social responsibility
  • human rights risks
  • change management
  • leadership
  • stakeholder engagement


  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Lisa Szeponik is an expert in stakeholder and rights-holder engagement. She has been a founding team member at Löning – Human Rights & Responsible Business GmbH, where she serves as a director.

Lisa has led tens of human rights due diligence projects for a diverse portfolio of clients, such as international food and beverage retailers, consumer goods brands, and non-profit organizations including UNICEF and WWF Germany. She has spent a decade in the field of business and human rights, sustainability and organisational development, and has delivered over 500 hours of workshops and on-site training to professionals across corporate functions in companies such as Aurubis, DER Touristik, Melitta and Tchibo. One of her favourite training experiences was one for WWF Germany on Human Rights Day, where she developed different content packages including an exhibition on human rights, a role-play exercise and Q&A sessions.

Prior to joining Löning, Lisa was the co-founder of Happy Works, a consultancy for shaping the working world of the future. Lisa is trained in Theme-Centered Interaction (TCI) and holds a B.A. in Latin American Regional Studies with a focus on political science.