In our Meet the Team series, we invite you to sit down and learn more about each SOUNZ staff member. Today we introduce Lisa Roberts, Financial Administrator | Kaiwhakarite Pūtea.

Can you tell us a bit about your family, kids, where you’re from etc?
My mother was Welsh, and my Dad was English. I have family all over the world, including some in New Zealand.

Where did you grow up? Where else have you lived?
I was born and raised in Wellington and lived in London for a while and for many years in Singapore.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
I like to swim, especially in summer, and I have done the ocean swim series one year, and the Kapiti triathlon swim part in the past. I have become a house plant enthusiast like many people in the past few years.

What is your earliest musical memory?
My Mum played piano and sang, and Beethoven’s Für Elise was often played in our house.

Where would you like to go on vacation if you had a month off and money was no object?
I’d like to go to Thailand, probably Chiang Mai, and live there for a month and live like a local as much as possible rather than as a tourist to get to know people better.

Favourite quote
“For things to change, I must change.”

What is the best concert you have ever attended?
Tyaan Singh Jazz Quartet – Nebulus Slim EP release

What’s the last book you read?
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

What’s your favourite movie?
Priscilla Quen of the Desert