About NPC

Lucy de Las Casas

Director of Think Tank and External Affairs Senior Management Team, Think Tank & External Affairs lucy.delascasas@thinkNPC.org


Lucy leads NPC’s Think Tank activities and is a member of NPC’s senior management team. The Think Tank and External Affairs team brings together NPC’s communications, policy and research work to shape debates and deliver changes that lead to a more effective sector. Lucy oversees NPC’s marketing and communications activities, policy work and the development and delivery of strategies, partnerships and initiatives to help transform the social sector.

Lucy led NPC’s Consulting team between 2007-2011, developing it from a new venture into an established consulting business. In this role she was responsible for NPC’s work with clients and business development activity, and worked with organisations from across the sector—charities, foundations, philanthropists, corporates and government. Subsequently she was Director of Programmes, setting up strategic initiatives such as the Commission on the Voluntary Sector & Ageing and Data Labs, and taking responsibility for the delivery of NPC’s major projects.

Before NPC, Lucy worked at the One World Trust, Gemini Consulting and Loyalty Management UK, building experience in research, campaigning, business development, strategy and change management. Lucy was until recently a trustee of Home-Start Mid Suffolk and is studying for a Certificate in Charity Law and Governance.


Why I work at NPC

The diversity of the work is challenging and stimulating and presents opportunities for making connections, transferring lessons, provoking new thoughts—and meeting interesting and inspiring people along the way.

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