Dr Lucy Thorne


Lucy Thorne

Lancaster University

Job title

Organisational Developer 


As Organisational Developer at Lancaster University, Lucy is the institutional lead for researcher development, the Concordat agenda and Lancaster's Research Staff Association, and leads initiatives concerning the design and development of talent management and succession planning. Previously, Lucy held a senior role in the Faculty of Science and Technology at Lancaster and a senior research management role at the Learning and Skills Development Agency in London. Lucy has a PhD in Education and postdoctoral research experience from London's Institute of Education and Middlesex University where her research interest was in doctoral education. Lucy has recently been appointed cochair of the UKRSA, and is actively engaged with other universities in the North West to establish a North West RSA Forum.