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Lisa Fulford Roy

Lisa Fulford-Roy

Senior Vice President, Client Strategy, Workplace Strategy

Lisa Fulford-Roy, ARIDO, IDC, LEED AP Senior Vice President, Client Strategy, Workplace Strategy
Toronto Downtown Commercial Real Estate 145 King Street West
Suite 1100
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8

Professional Experience


Lisa Fulford-Roy, Senior Vice President, Client Strategy of CBRE Canada is responsible for leading CBRE’s Workplace Strategy practice in Central and Eastern Canada. Lisa also contributes to CBRE’s corporate intiatives serving on CBRE’s Canadian Management Team.

With over 25 years experience leading organizations through transformational change, Lisa has worked with many major Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 organizations across Canada and globally. Building from a design thinking methodology, Lisa takes an integrative approach to problem solving for our clients’ ever changing and complex business challenges. “A workplace strategy that elevates the employee experience and drives improved business results is how our work drives value.”

Lisa’s wide ranging experience working with local and global firms brings unique insight to her work solving for the workplace and extending to portfolio wide solutions. In addition to working with CBRE client engagements, Lisa contributes to the market in through speaking engagements, Real Estate Organization Leadership Involvement, Masters’ Student Mentoring, Vocational Curriculum Review and Sessional Teaching.

“My passion is to frame the challenge, however complex, and identify strategies for change with the vision of the client’s enterprise in mind.” The expertise Lisa and her team bring results in business-aligned workplace solutions 

Prior Experience

Before she joined CBRE, Lisa was Senior Vice President Client Strategy and Marketing Principal at HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm, where she partnered with clients to improve their workplace performance and deliver innovative and tailored business-aligned solutions.

Recent Assignments

Lisa has supported and led a number of projects across Canada, most recently including CBRE’s own GTA Workplace Transformation initiative, workplace strategy for Rogers Communications’ national portfolio optimization, CBC Broadcast Centre’s functional and technical program, RBC’s Enterprise wide change management strategy as well as contributing to Cisco, SunLife and EY’s recent Headquarter transformations.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


An active member of the design community, Lisa belongs to a number of professional associations, including Interior Designers of Canada (IDC), Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) and CoreNet Toronto. Not only is she a sought after speaker for industry events, most recently at Cisco Connect Toronto 2016 (Workplace Transformation: Building the Agile Organization) and CoreNet Toronto, Lisa is actively sourced for expert advice by the media.




  • CIBC
  • CBC/Radio-Canada
  • Rogers Communications
  • RBC
  • Google
  • EY
  • Fairmont Raffles International
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • IBM
  • Oxford Properties
  • Coca Cola
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Warner Brothers
  • KPMG
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Transamerica Life Canada
  • ATI
  • Sunlife Financial
  • LCBO
  • BMO
  • TORSTAR Corporation
  • Fairmont Raffles Hotels
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Infrastructure Ontario
  • GE
  • Nexans
  • Syngenta
  • Newell Brands
  • IHSA
  • Canada Post
  • CBC Broadcast Centre


Speaking Engagements


  • Panelist, BuildEx Calgary: Designing for Health and Wellness, November 2015
  • Cisco "Connected Workspaces" Session, Toronto, July 2015
  • Speaker, BOMA Breakfast Series, Toronto, April 2017
  • Speaker, IFMA Facility Fusion Session, Toronto, May 2017
  • Moderator, CaGBC Green Building Breakfast Series, Toronto, September 2017
  • Panelist, Envirotech Fall Wellness Event: Building the Business Case with WELL at FitWel, Toronto, October 2017
  • Speaker, CoreNet Breakfast, Toronto, November 2017
Lisa Fulford-Roy, ARIDO, IDC, LEED AP Senior Vice President, Client Strategy, Workplace Strategy
Toronto Downtown Commercial Real Estate 145 King Street West
Suite 1100
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8