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Our graduates are part of a network of more than 2,400 Lucians located all over the world. Here are some of the Lucy alumni who are making a positive impact on society.

Dr Sarra Achouri


PhD Physics, 2013

Sarra is Chief Marketing Officer and co-founder of CamBioScience, which offers intensive training courses in breakthrough life science technologies and an adaptive knowledge transfer platform: OBRIZUM. She started her company when she was a Post-doctoral Research Associate at Lucy.

Liz Upton


Law, 1997

One of the three founders of Raspberry Pi and also the Director of Communications of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a UK-based charity that works to put the power of computing and digital making into the hands of people all over the world. Prior to co-founding Raspberry Pi, Liz was a food writer, blogger and editor. 

Zhu Gong


Mathematics, 2009

Zhu joined Goldman Sachs in 2012 as an analyst, and is now a trader on the Global Mortgage Trading desk, responsible for European Asset Financing Trading. Zue supports current students at Lucy by offering career coaching workshops including CV advice and interview skills

Dr Stella Lempidaki


PhD Physiology, Development and Neurosciences, 2013

Stella combined her studies at Lucy with rowing and ice-hockey and still coached the Lucy Rowing Club. She authored a report for Aviva and Lucy Cavendish on Women in Tech aimed at encouraging more women to pursue careers in the digital world and become leaders in their field. She is currently Director of Client Relations at, a newly-funded, Cambridge-based start-up which uses artificial intelligence to connect businesses with the expertise they need. 

Dr Gita Khalili Moghaddam


PhD Biotechnology, 2012

Gita leads a start-up enterprise called TumourVue Ltd.  The company has developed an innovative medical imaging device for cancer surgery which provides precise objective tumour margin detection during an operation. Her innovation received first prize and funding from Medtech Accelerator, a medical technology financial scheme that supports NHS innovators through the early stages of product development.

Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou


English, 2008

Hannah is studying a PhD in English and teaching undergraduates at UCL. She writes arts journalism and criticism for multiple online platforms. Hannah has founded the Lucy Writers Platform to showcase the work of women writers and creatives from the Lucy community and beyond ( It aims to challenge and change the culture around online journalism and writing, and to provide a safe, inclusive and inspiring space for writers and artists.