Lucy Matchett joins Hillbreak

Hillbreak is delighted to announce the appointment of Lucy Matchett as a senior consultant, specialising in stakeholder engagement, corporate sustainability strategy and client learning programmes.

Lucy is a highly respected figure in the property sector, having helped drive the successful Grosvenor Living Cities philosophy into one of the world’s largest privately owned property companies during her five years with the business.

Her outstanding international network, which further strengthens Hillbreak’s capacity to deliver impact through advice and training to global real estate institutions, is enhanced by her long-standing involvement in the Urban Land Institute as a stand-out Young Leader.

In addition to developing the Living Cities strategy for Grosvenor, which is active in 60 global cities, she was also responsible for an impact assessment for over 130,000 acres of land. As the coordinator of the Grosvenor Liaison Group, she led numerous global conferences and events focused on advancing sustainable development and responsible investment throughout all parts of the business.

Lucy’s professional interests centre on creating a resilient, successful future for the built and natural environment. She is a Chartered Environmentalist, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of two Urban Land Institute Sustainability Councils, having sat on both the UK and European Committees.

Commenting on her appointment, Jon Lovell, Hillbreak co-founder, said:

“We are absolutely delighted that Lucy has chosen to take the next step in her career with us. We’ve known and have worked with Lucy for a good number of years and have always been impressed by her ability to inspire others through her collaborative and energetic spirit. She is an exceptional talent, highly regarded by her peers, and we’ve absolutely no doubt that she will make a brilliant contribution to our business and our clients.”

Lucy said:

“I am excited by this opportunity to work for Hillbreak but also alongside Jon and Miles who I have admired for a number of years. It has been great to see the success they’ve made of the business and the strong reputation they’ve earned through effective and influential work. It is a privilege to now be part of it and I am looking forward to helping them take Hillbreak further forward.”

Lucy will play an important role in managing Hillbreak’s portfolio of strategic advisory engagements for UK and international property companies and investment managers. She will also lead the development of new services focused on knowledge integration through place-based learning experiences.