Speaker Profile:

Lucy Williams

University of Liverpool

Lucy is Project Manager for Prosper based at the University of Liverpool. She has over 20 years’ experience working in research funding and strategy with a focus on supporting researchers across all career stages. Prior to joining the University of Liverpool in 2017, she worked at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

Prosper is a new approach to career development that unlocks postdocs’ potential to thrive in multiple career pathways. Lucy will talk about their recent work with a range of employer partners, from life science start-ups and multinational tech giants to arts organisations and social good enterprises. Gain new insights into what organisations are looking for in their employees and why postdocs’ skills, attributes and mindsets are a unique and valuable proposition for employers.

Prosper is led by the University of Liverpool alongside our partners the University of Manchester and Lancaster University and is funded by UKRI.