Lucy Ryan

For the last 20 years, Dr Lucy Ryan has trained and coached over 10,000 leaders in global, blue-chip companies across 29 countries, and is a passionate advocate for women’s professional development. Noticing a trend of female midlife clients leaving their corporate roles, she led a unique five-year doctoral research project exploring this phenomenon, filling a long-standing data gap.
In 2021, Lucy published the best-selling Lunchtime Learning for Leaders with Kogan Page. Nominated as one of the top 100 global coaches for women, she is a much-requested speaker on the Conference and a popular webinar and podcast guest.
With a Masters in Positive Psychology, Lucy lectures in Positive Leadership at the University of East London and is an honorary research fellow at the University of Liverpool.
She has personal experience of the unique events women experience at midlife including menopause, parental caring, and empty nesting. She is also resilient, hopeful, and enthusiastic about the next chapter of her life!

Books by Lucy Ryan