Lucinda gained a Bachelor of Arts and Science from Monash University, followed by postgraduate study in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne.
Having started her career as an urban designer, she set aside a traditional career to embrace her passion for making cities more socially inclusive and connected. Over the past decade, she has been involved in kick starting a range of social change initiatives including slum resettlement projects with the United Nations and delivering more than 100 neighbourhood improvement projects in Australia through her consultancy, CoDesign Studio. Lucinda’s latest venture with her co-founder, is Neighbourlytics, a company that uses a social data analytics platform to enable decision makers to understand how cities work by gaining an insight into the unique identity and local nuances of communities.
Lucinda’s work has been widely recognised receiving more than a dozen urban planning awards. She was also named by The Age newspaper as one of Melbourne Top 100 most influential people. Lucinda has also featured in an interview in Vogue Australia and has spoken at the Vogue Codes Summit in Sydney, and was selected as a 2018 Westpac Social Change Fellow. The fellowship in recognition of being an inspiring social leader, provided Lucinda with tailored support to accelerate her growth as a social innovator.