Lucy has worked in the Human Resources Department of the European Space Agency for nearly 40 years and she is based at ESA’s technical centre (ESTEC) in the Netherlands. She has held a variety of roles in recruitment and training, including leading the ESTEC Training Service from 1995 until 2010, when she became an HR Advisor. In this role, she was responsible for recruitment and career management for one of the largest ESA engineering directorates.
In October 2020, she was selected to lead ESA’s newly created Talent Acquisition Team. She and her team market ESA as an employer with a view to attracting candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply for its vacancies.