Lucy P. Marcus is a board chair and non-executive director who is challenging conventional wisdom inside and outside the board room and has emerged as a strong voice setting the agenda on future proofing boardrooms and companies around the world. She was recently recognised with the Thinkers 50 “Future Thinkers” Award and was ranked 19th on the Reuters & Klout 50 list of “Most Influential Execs on the Web”. The CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting, she is also Professor of Leadership and Governance at IE Business School, focusing on corporate governance, ethics and leadership, and she writes a column and hosts a tv series, “In the Boardroom with Lucy Marcus” for Reuters on the intersection of boards and leadership.
Lucy serves as non-executive chair of the Mobius Life Sciences Fund, chair of the Mobius Life Sciences Fund Investment Panel, and is non-executive director and chair of the board audit committee of BioCity. She is an Associate at the University of Cambridge’s Centre for International Business and Management (CIBAM). She is co-founder, judge and served as chair of the board of the Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Awards, and is a member of the international advisory board of the Instituto de Empresa Business School. She is the co-founder and chair of Leadership in Conflict which develops leaders in conflict and post-conflict zones and also applies those lessons to leading in some of the most challenging environments, sectors, and spaces in the world, from health care to boardrooms. “Named as a World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow, she was the recipient of the Yale University “Rising Star of Corporate Governance” Award, and was selected for one of the 2011 National Association Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 lists.” Lucy is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, BusinessWeek, The Huffington Post, CSRWire, and other global publications, writing on boards, leadership, ethics and innovation. She can be found on Twitter at @lucymarcus