As Chief Operating Officer of the Satellite Applications Catapult Lucy is responsible for supporting enterprises across the UK in understanding and exploiting the potential of space and satellites to create opportunities and transform businesses.
With a background in Physics and Engineering, Lucy’s career highlights include launching two satellites that now provide communications for much of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and building a satellite operations centre in West Cornwall that employs more than 50 highly skilled technologists.
Lucy serves as a non-executive director on the boards of the Eden Project, Truro & Penwith College and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership. She is an accomplished athlete and has represented Great Britain in triathlon.
Lucy is an ardent believer in the Catapult vision “To innovate for a better world, empowered by satellites”. Many see the growing space industry as a potential source of economic growth; Lucy also sees it as a way of improving the future for everyone, and of building connections between people and communities that will transform the way we relate to each other.