Diversity and Outreach Manager | Liberal Democrats

Committed to changing the face of politics and to ensure that parliament becomes as diverse, inclusive and representative as possible, Lucile has been advising on the diversity strategy for the Liberal Democrats since January 2014.

She developed opportunities to increase the diversity of the party at all level from members to parliamentary candidates with the expertise of diversity networks such as Lib Dem Women, Ethnic Minority Lib Dems, LGBT+, Liberal Youth and Lib Dems Disability Association. Lucile has been driving the diversity agenda including the regeneration of Regional Diversity Champions, coordinating the Diversity and Engagement Group and providing mentoring opportunities and support to individuals from diverse backgrounds.

With a particular interest in women and ethnicity,Lucile leads on training and upskilling events for underrepresented groups and through initiatives such as the Leadership Programme, the diversity of the Liberal Democrats candidates in the 2015 election has increased by more than 10%. As an experienced trainer, Lucile has worked to empower individuals across the UK and Europe. Through coordinating and developing training opportunity, she reached out to more than 800 individuals from underrepresented backgrounds and she continues to be inspired by people along the way.