Chief Operating Officer Satellite Applications Catapult

Lucy is Chief Operations Officer for the Satellite Applications Catapult UK.

The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent innovation and technology company,

Created to foster growth across the economy through exploitation of space. Now five years old, the Catapult is entering a new phase of growth for the space sector, and has big plans for new facilities, and large-scale transformation projects that will deliver new space-enabled services into all parts of the economy. As COO Lucy is central to the realisation of these initiatives.

Lucy has recently joined the Catapult with a career history in satellite technology, most recently working at Avanti Communications.  During her time at Avanti, Lucy led the company’s team of 50 skilled staff at Goonhilly in Cornwall, where she was the Director of Spacecraft and Customer Operations, responsible for Avanti’s satellite operations strategy for their fleet.

Lucy is a passionate advocate for regional economic development, holding Non-Executive Director roles at the Eden Project, the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership, and is Governor at Truro and Penwith College.