Chief Operating Officer

Lucy Hunt


Lucy is the Chief Operating Officer for the Environment Agency. She joined the Environment Agency (EA) in 2006. Lucy has worked in a variety of strategic and operational roles. Her previous roles in the EA include:

  • Director of Operations National Services
  • Area Director for Devon and Cornwall
  • Head of Planning and Performance

Prior to working for the EA, Lucy worked in retail where she held a number of roles over a 15 year period. These included

  • Store Manager
  • Investor Relations Manager
  • Head of Internal Communications

Chief Operating Officer

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for:

  • overseeing operational activity that is delivered nationally once
  • internal services that support the whole of the Environment Agency

The COO also leads on the relationships with Defra Group Corporate Services.

Environment Agency