Lucy Ireland is the driving force behind BCS Learning and Development, a dynamic division of the Chartered Institute for IT.  With more than two decades as a senior leader in digital education Lucy has developed a legacy of excellence.  Under her guidance BCS L&D drives the careers of digital professionals through the provision of world-class certifications, apprenticeship assessments and tailored skills and knowledge solutions, empowering individuals and organisations for digital success.

Recognised in Computer Weekly’s most Influential Women in IT list for the last five years, Lucy has also contributed to the success of technology training and solutions organisations including Thomson NETg, Wave Technologies and CompTIA.  She is a non-executive director for the ICDL Foundation and for The Elliot Foundation Multi Academy Trust.