Prior to joining LEAF in 2019, Lucy has worked in primary horticultural production, thatching straw processing, direct sales and arable agronomy, with experience of both organic and conventional sectors. An MSc in Agro-Ecology at Harper Adams complemented her BASIS (FACTS) qualification. One of her first projects at LEAF was the coordination of a suite of four ELM Tests & Trials. Her diverse role as technical manager means daily correspondence with a thriving network of Demonstration Farms and Innovation Centres at the forefront of the development and implementation of Integrated Farm Management. As well as providing technical support to the international, ISEAL accredited LEAF Marque assurance system, she oversees LEAF’s participation in six live Horizon2020 projects including on biodiversity, IPM, carbon capture and intercropping.