Lucy Easthope

Professor Lucy Easthope is the UK's leading authority on recovering from disaster. She has been an advisor on nearly every major disaster of the past two decades including the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami 9/11 the 7/7 bombings the Salisbury Poisonings Grenfell and most recently has been advising the Prime Minister's Office on the Covid-19 pandemic.

Lucy grew up in Liverpool and has a degree in law a PhD in medicine and a Masters in risk crisis and disaster management. She is a Professor in Practice of Risk and Hazard at the University of Durham and Fellow in Mass Fatalities and Pandemics at the Centre for Death and Society University of Bath.

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