Lucy has a background in biodiversity conservation, holding a BSc in Environmental Science and an MSc in Global Biodiversity Conservation. Lucy’s master’s research focused on preventing biodiversity loss within seed bank collections in order to ensure seed collections are resilient to climate change and are able to provide food security to future generations. Following the completion of her master’s degree, she has gained experience in communications by working as a social media and communications intern for a citizen science platform. Her studies and work experience have highlighted the impact of resource overexploitation, driving her passion for sustainability and seeking solutions to the global problem of overfishing.
‘I am excited to use my knowledge of ecosystems, social media and communications to advocate for vulnerable coastal communities and improve biodiversity in the Indian Ocean. My role at SFACT will be to report on the great work of the Trust, and research and create engaging content for our social media platforms.’