Lucy is COO of the Satellite Applications Catapult.  Previously she set up the Avanti Communications Spacecraft Operations Centre, which operates a fleet of satellites providing global communications, and has managed the launch of rockets bearing satellites now controlled from Cornwall.

She is also a non-executive director on the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership, reflecting her passion for economic growth, inclusion and skills development, and a governor at Truro and Penwith College. Outside work she is a keen athlete.