Member of the Quality & Performance Committee
Lucy is an education professional and innovation expert currently based in London, where she is an integral member of the Teach First Innovation Unit, which seeks to support the inception and growth of innovations which can help to close the gap in educational opportunities for young people in the UK.
As part of the founding team of Teach First's Innovation Unit, Lucy is in charge of designing and delivering activities which inspire new innovations and which also support early - stage innovations to be developed into sustainable, effective social enterprises.
Lucy has an Outstanding PGCE in Citizenship, which she gained by completing the Teach First Leadership Development Programme in Birmingham, UK, where she loved her role as Head of Citizenship at a secondary school in Birmingham.
Prior to this, she spent time working at Oxfam GB in communications and innovation; at the UN Agency for Refugees in Geneva; and she also has campaigning experience from running UK's biggest Climate Change campaign, Climate Week in the education sector in 2012.
Lucy is also completing a Masters degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Warwick. She has a degree in Philosophy & Politics from the University of Durham and is a qualified teacher.