Lucy Marcus

CEO Marcus Venture Consulting

Lucy P Marcus is a board chair and non-executive director who is challenging conventional wisdom inside and outside the board room and has emerged as a strong voice helping to set the new agenda in boardrooms and companies around the world.

Recognised with the Thinkers 50 Future Thinkers Award, she writes a column for Project Syndicate, The Real Business of Business, which is translated into 11 languages and distributed to news outlets around the world, and an opinion column for the BBC, Above Board with Lucy Marcus, and hosts the TV series In the Boardroom with Lucy Marcus for Reuters on the intersection of boards and leadership.

Lucy is Professor of Leadership and Governance at IE Business School, focusing on corporate governance, ethics and leadership, a board director of Atlantia SpA, and the CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting. She is also non-executive chair of the Mobius Life Sciences Fund, chair of the Mobius Life Sciences Fund Investment Panel, and a non-executive director of BioCity, where she sits on the board audit committee.

She was the recipient of the Yale University Rising Star of Corporate Governance Award, was selected for one of the National Association Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 lists, and was ranked 19th on the Reuters & Klout 50 list of Most Influential Execs on the Web. For several years, Lucy wrote an opinion column for Reuters, and she is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, BusinessWeek and other global publications, writing on boards, leadership, ethics and innovation.

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