Lucy Austen

Principal Consultant for Aerospace and Defence

+44 (0) 121 606 3007
Head Office - 2010 Solihull Parkway, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7YS

Lucy Austen is Principal Consultant for Aerospace and Defence, joining us with over a decade of experience in business development firstly with Ultra Electronics and later as a contractor to Rolls-Royce. Lucy’s worked with the world’s largest OEMs to deliver safety critical solutions for commercial aircraft, introducing new technologies into service and managing aftermarket growth. Further, Lucy’s experience includes working with UK and international defence contractors on secure communications and encryption systems, with a focus on developing and planning for future capabilities. Her experience provides insight into the unique challenges facing the industry and places her well to understand the current and upcoming challenges the market faces in identifying and securing the high performing talent for the sector’s next stage of growth.  Lucy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History with a specialism in women’s contribution during war time in modern Britain.