Lucy Palfreyman

Associate Director 
Lucy Palfreyman

Lucy is our Associate Director, having worked at the Foundation for more than 15 years in finance and operations roles.

After 15 years as Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Director of Finance and Resources and then Chief Operating Officer, Lucy is now an Associate Director leading on number of projects and working part-time. 

Lucy has a background in Finance and previously worked at Church Urban Fund and the Institute of Education, University of London. She studied social policy at university and holds a BA from the University of Kent and an MSc from the London School of Economics. 

On leaving university she worked in various roles in the voluntary and not for profit sector and became a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. 

Lucy also holds the Institute of Chartered Accountant’s Diploma in Charity Accountancy and is a qualified coach.