Lucy’s work focuses on the role of culture, heritage and the creative industries in cities and places, with particular emphasis on international projects. She advises on strategy, policy and cultural infrastructure projects, as well as supporting organisations to shape international strategies and build international relationships.
Lucy recently delivered a 20 year culture strategy and implementation plan for the regeneration of one square kilometre of historic central Beijing. She has advised organisations including Tate Group, Historic England and the Heritage Lottery Fund on opportunities and challenges in a number of global regions. In London, she co-drafted a 25 year strategic vision and delivery framework to guide investment into Alexandra Park and Palace, and conducted research to inform Smithsonian Institution’s decision to establish in London’s Olympic Park. She is currently drafting a policy handbook analysing the role of culture, heritage and the creative industries in sustainable urban regeneration, covering cases in Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Africa.
Lucy holds an MA Cantab in Architecture from the University of Cambridge. She is a fluent Mandarin speaker, and prior to BOP was based in Nanjing, Beijing and Shanghai for three years.