Lucy Beddall is a Marketing/Event Manager for Urban Foundry and has led on Unit Nineteen, Uplands Market, 51.6 & other projects. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing, event & project management.
Lucy is also employed as a part-time Project Officer for University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) managing the Creative Bubble project. This is a joint initiative with Swansea BID that promotes student entrepreneurship via pop-up shops, performances & exhibitions. It also seeks to impact upon Swansea economically, socially and culturally.
She was Project Manager for Olion (an Arts Council Wales/ESF £500,000 Reach the Heights initiative) – this involved working with a number of arts organisations to set up art-based projects with young people who were NEET (not in education, employment or training).
Prior to returning to Swansea, she worked as a Senior Account Manager at The Gate Worldwide (advertising agency) for 7 years in London. Here she worked on numerous advertising accounts including Legal & General, Investec Group, Welsh Development Agency, IFA Promotion, Universal Records and Scope. This involved managing the TV & radio commercials, press ads and direct mail requirements of clients. Highlights included spending time in South Africa to create a TV campaign for Investec (the iconic zebra) and launching the ‘Time to Get Equal’ campaign for the charity Scope.