Lucy started her career in government working for GCHQ. She spent six years in various intelligence officer and linguist roles before relocating to Australia in 2011. She then moved her career into the not for profit sector and gained extensive experience in fundraising management. She worked for a range of charities, including JDRF, the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and for tertiary education provider the University of Canberra. Lucy recently moved to London to join the On Purpose Associate Programme. She is a dual UK/Australian citizen and has an MA in Egyptology and Near Eastern Studies from Oxford University.