Lucy has over 25 years’ experience working in health services in Ireland, 14 of which have been as a senior manager in the acute hospital sector. She is currently Deputy CEO of Tallaght Hospital, a large academic teaching hospital in Dublin, Ireland having previously held the position of Chief Operations Officer at the same hospital after moving from a senior position in the Health Service Executive’s Acute Hospitals Division. She represents the HMI on the European Association of Hospital Managers Executive and the International Hospital Federation’s Special Interest Group of the global consortium for healthcare management.
Lucy first trained as a Registered Children’s Nurse before qualifying as a Registered General Nurse. She graduated with a Bachelors of Nursing Science from DCU, Diploma in Quality Improvement and Leadership from the Royal College of Physicians Ireland and a M.Sc. in Heath Services Management from Trinity College Dublin where she is a guest lecturer on the same MSc programme.