First and foremost Lucy is passionate about leadership and delivers success through her ability to build a team of capable and energetic colleagues who are keen to make a difference. Lucy’s analytical mind-set has enabled her to lead businesses where there is a competitive advantage for those organisations who develop and deploy data-led strategies most effectively.
As Managing Director of Underwriting Services and a member of the Executive Committee at Hastings, Lucy leads her teams to drive profitable underwriting performance through the deployment of market leading pricing strategies.
Before joining Hastings in 2013, Lucy spent 13 years in Barclays. Starting in the Retail Bank with roles spanning all areas she then moved to Barclaycard, specialising in UK consumer lending. Her final position in Barclaycard was as Managing Director for Small Business Cards – leading the portfolio to double digit income and profit growth.
Lucy is a strong advocate for diversity in the workplace, leading Hastings’ Ethnic Diversity taskforce, and plays an active role in sponsoring, supporting and encouraging other women across the company.
Lucy lives on the south coast with her husband and son and loves to travel and explore new places.