Lucy is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and has nearly 20 years of experience working in house as a consultant, and now as a freelancer and social entrepreneur. At Chase Manhattan Bank, she was head of graduate recruitment before she joined LEK Consulting as the Global Head of recruitment. She left to join Pearn Kandola, where she managed a range of projects in the private and public sector. She left the consultancy world when she started her family and now works as a freelancer. She runs two starts ups: Vive.Work – a career transition and benefits business and ViewVo – a website where people who want to explore different careers get to shadow experts doing them. To top off the entrepreneurial profile, she also took over and ran a hotel in the Cotswolds taking the revenues from just over £400,000 to over £1 million in 2 years.