Lucy Burke

How would you describe yourself?

Sociable. Loyal. Proactive. An excellent listener.

What do you enjoy about your role and Eliot Partnership?

The people element – I love speaking to different personalities and understanding what makes people tick. Plus, it’s so diverse, every day is different at Eliot Partnership! Also, I love the team and the family feel of the business.

What do you lean on daily?

My ability to make people feel comfortable and open up. I am highly adaptable to suit people’s needs.

Most pertinent life hack?

Don’t overthink things and just trust your instincts.

Lucy has prior experience in the executive search market, having previously assisted re/insurance Broker and Carrier clients with various mandates, including the research and subsequent build out of a high-growth broking start-up. Before joining the search industry, Lucy served as a researcher for a boutique corporate intelligence agency, supporting high-profile investigative projects globally. She began her career at Swiss Re, gaining broad technical experience and cross-class exposure through roles in both the underwriting and sales teams.

Lucy was educated at Cheltenham Ladies’ College and graduated from the University of Manchester with a BSocSc in Politics & International Relations.

In her spare time, Lucy enjoys collecting Art/Prints, attending auctions and antique markets, music festivals, concerts, and playing netball.



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