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 to date has involved the launch for satellites that provide communications for much of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and building a satellite operations centre in West Cornwall that operated a fleet of communications satellites.
Lucy serves as a trustee on the board of The Royal Mencap Society and a non-executive director on the board of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership.
She 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.