Lucy Young

Science Adviser in the Conservation and Science Department, WWF-UK
10 in 10 Technical Working Group


Lucy Young trained as an environmental scientist and furthered her studies with an MA in Environment and Development. She worked as an ecological researcher at Imperial College and then moved out of academia into local government where she was Environment Manager at Lewes District Council for 8 years. Lucy has since been at WWF-UK working in a variety of roles including campaigning, volunteer support, regional policy and advocacy. She is currently Science Adviser in the Conservation and Science department where she manages a number of research projects for the team, contributes to the development of the Living Planet Series and works across departments to advise on science content for a number of initiatives including the Green Brexit Campaign, Our Planet and international footprint.