Lucy Gordon, is the Assistant Director, Office of the Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West. Lucy joined the Department for Education in September 2016. Prior to this, she was Head of the Nutrition Policy Team at the Department for International Development (DfID) where she also in previous posts worked on conflict policy, stakeholder management, strategy and delivery including a post in Afghanistan. Lucy has also worked at the World Bank in Washington DC, and Zimbabwe. Lucy lives in Backwell with her husband and two young children. She is a volunteer leader for the local Beaver group.