Lucy is a Partner for Clarity, the international Executive Search firm specialising in the Retail, Consumer & Hospitality sectors.
Having trained in Fashion Buying in her early career, Lucy joined the Executive Search world in 1995 and has worked as a Retail specialist for over 20 years. She co-founded The Ashton Partnership and more recently ran Retail for Heidrick & Struggles in the UK.
Partnering with clients, Lucy has appointed CEOs, Board Directors and functional specialists for a broad range of retailers from SMEs to large, blue chip organisations, working for both public and PE backed businesses. She is renowned for growing and evolving leadership teams and developing long standing relationships with both candidates and clients globally. She is well versed in digital transformation and ‘rethinking retail talent’ to help a business maintain relevance in a highly dynamic market.
Additionally Lucy is the Vice Chairman for the Retail Leadership Group for The Prince’s Trust.