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Lucy Kendall

Laing O Rourke, Head of Resourcing and D&I

Lucy is an experienced and well rounded business leader obsessed about people: the organisational assets that delivers true competitive advantage.  A career in high performance roles both leading and delivering transformation to individuals and businesses across the engineering, construction and staffing industries. From start-ups to listed businesses, domestic to globally expansive firms Lucy’s career has focused on solving people problems, shaping and creating business opportunity and driving improvement initiatives that enhance organisation culture and business performance. 

Lucy’s purpose is all about people- she is a people person.  People are the competitive advantage in business – and Lucy loves the difference people can make. Her purpose is finding leaders, helping cultivate leaders, helping leaders achieve their potential with other leaders and helping others that don’t know yet they can be leaders…..and are so needed to enrich and diversify the leaders and role models in our industry.

Lucy is also driven to lift others higher and provide experiences that reflect quality, care and continuous improvement. She is driven to improve cultures, so people can really show up in work and feel they belong, leading to better performance outcomes. To get people working together and helping a sense of connectivity in fast paced ever evolving environments. 

Lucy is an opportunity seeker and loves creating and competing for solutions that open up opportunities for herself and others to really add value and drive sustainable change in our industry.

Lucy is kept on her toes by 2 wonderful kids, age 11 and 9, Chester the black lab and a husband with an equally challenging career- lot’s of spinning plates!