Lisa Craig Gautier
President and Board Secretary
In 1998, Lisa Craig Gautier co-founded the environmental public charity, Matter of Trust (MofT), with her husband Patrice Gautier (VP at Apple, Inc). Lisa concentrates on the positive, delivering sensible solutions and nurturing teams dedicated to ecology.
She implements transformational programs that promote renewable resources, recycling, reuse, and repair. Lisa designs large-scale systems that are inclusive, convenient and replicable. A big fan of skilled labor, she cultivates pride in expertise and enthusiastic project ownership from staff, part-timers, interns and volunteers.
She orchestrates International networks and platforms for green innovations, celebrating the energy in young apprentices and mastery in wise seniors.
Lisa ensures visitors of all ages can enjoy MofT’s fun and inspirational flagship locations: 1) The Eco-Industrial Hub, a working model factory with delightfully empowering exhibits about clean air, water, and energy, and ideal materials for products. 2) The immersive Eco-Home showcases how urban renters can have impactful, earth-friendly apartments and grow enchanting edible gardens. Through lectures and interviews, Lisa provides answers for the often asked “What can I do?”
Prior to MofT, Lisa was Assistant Director in Paris at Valeo (International Development & Treasury 1995-1996) and at FedEx Logistics (1994). Previously in San Francisco, she worked at Cecchi & Massoni (Legal and Accounting 1985-1993). Her studies include French Language & Culture (Sorbonne, France 1993-4) then Zoo Management & Breeding of Endangered Species (Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust, UK 1983-4). Lisa serves on the Boards for MatterofTrust.org, Biomimicry.org and RandallMuseum.org. She resides in California, with her husband and their 3 daughters.