Meet the team

Building your confidence and resilience for creativity and innovation success is a team sport.

Lucidity works with a team of talented individuals with a wealth of experience and expertise in building skills for confidence, creativity, innovation, leadership, strategy, resilience and wellbeing and culture change. We match your needs to our individuals ensuring you have the best fit of expertise, experience and personality for your project.

Lucy Gower

Lucy is founder and director at Lucidity. She is a coach, trainer and facilitator specialising in giving people the confidence and tools to think creatively, develop ideas and make their innovations happen.

She is bestselling author of The Innovation Workout and a global speaker on innovation. Lucy is passionate about helping people unlock their creativity and get the important work done. She enjoys working on projects with the potential to make a positive impact on the world.

Connect with Lucy Gower on LinkedIn, or email

Lucy is a committed, pragmatic innovator and a lucid thinker. Her strengths are in combining that pragmatism, reliably and dependably, with the vision to make things happen, as a critical friend. She is uncompromising in her pursuit of the best possible outcome and has been a tremendous person to work with and get to know. She is also a fun collaborator - definitely someone to have on your team.

Anne McCrossan, Managing Partner, Visceral Business

Jacqui Cornish

Jacqui is the Lucidity Network Community Manager. She has over 25 years experience in project management and currently works as a freelancer, helping organisations to plan, develop and deliver their projects and initiatives. She has a great understanding of the issues that organisations and individuals are facing right now and creates ways of working that enable progress and positive outcomes, even in uncertain times.  Jacqui is passionate about partnerships and problem solving. 

Connect with Jacqui Cornish on LinkedIn, or email

Jacqui is a brilliant communicator and hugely supportive team member. She is innovative, engaging and naturally takes the lead and works to deliver projects to the highest standard.

Liz Scott, Inner Compass Guide CIC

Helen Carpenter

Helen is an experienced leader and strategic thinker having successfully developed, supported and managed both individuals and teams through times of significant change for the last 14 years.

As a qualified development coach, Helen specialises in leadership coaching, helping individuals with their challenges and next steps – within their current roles and beyond. In particular, Helen works with people to develop their emotional intelligence skills – vital for creating, and leading successful change.

Connect with Helen Carpenter on LinkedIn, or email

I went to Helen with an idea that our sessions would help me grow in my job. She has given me tools and mechanisms to deal with difficult situations that I now use in many areas of my life.

Louise, former client

Ian Scott

Ian has a background in both anthropology and statistics. He’s spent years in senior roles with some of the largest market research companies, managing multi-million pound accounts, conducting specialist analytics and hands-on research.

Ian has built a global on-line purchasing behaviour segmentation, taken employee  data to develop meaningful/quantitative sentiment analysis, discussed voting habits with swing voters, interviewed sufferers of chronic arthritis about their condition,  and worked with digital agencies to enhance their culture.

Connect with Ian Scott on LinkedIn, or email

When it comes to finding the stories in data, Ian is second to none in his narrative. Ian discovered a hidden crack in our business, between the leadership team and the rest of the staff, in terms of perception and engagement levels on various topics. Without this insightful information we would never have been able to address fundamental cultural problems – it was gamechanging, literally.

Nikki Gattenby MD Propellernet

Lucinda Shaw

Lucinda has held senior management roles in the voluntary sector, including Director of a start-up, for many years. Specialising in fundraising, and with a particular interest in effective management and team leadership, Lucinda now combines both by working as a consultant and coaching both individuals and groups. Lucinda is also a member of the Leadership Trust faculty, facilitating on their flagship course, Leadership in Management.

Connect with Lucinda Shaw on LinkedIn, or email

I was going to write today to thank you for everything. Working with you has been fantastic - yesterday was particularly powerful. As you know I came into you feeling a total mess and I actually feel like a different person today. I feel incredibly grateful to have had the opportunity to work with you. Thank you.

Coachee on an in-house coaching programme

Vicky Harries

Vicky is a product development, fundraising, marketing and strategy specialist with 20 years of experience working with large and small organisations to develop and deliver new ideas and re-energise current products and strategies.

She has a very solution orientated and positive approach, combining experience, insight and careful listening to both develop and deliver successful projects.

Connect with Vicky Harries on LinkedIn, or email

I worked with Vicky during a time of significant organisational change at Action for Children, her role as Change Manager was varied and of critical importance. Whatever challenge you set her, managing a project, structuring a team or developing a strategy she absolutely nails it. Vicky found the right solution every single time. Vicky is an awesome communicator with fantastic people management skills and she used these natural talents to motivate those around her to help deliver and embed the changes needed.

Andy Harris, Director of Income Generation Shelter

Gary Gower

Gary is an expert listener when it suits him and always has a fresh perspective on a problem. He’s excellent at sniffing, sleeping and making people laugh when they’ve had a difficult day. He’s great at taking minutes and collecting post.

Gary prides himself on having the longest face, and the jauntiest walk of the Lucidity team and loves being involved in early stages of projects. He enjoys tummy tickles, scratches behind the ears and barking at horses.

Gary isn’t on LinkedIn but you can find him on Instagram garygower_dog_diaries

Email Gary Gower on

I love coming to meetings with Gary Gower, he's always pleased to see you. Gary wears his heart on his sleeve (if he wore sleeves) and he doesn't hold back on letting you know what he thinks about a situation. He often has a different perspective that helps to combat group think and drive innovation. He's a sociable member of the team, he helps to break the ice and he makes people smile just by being Gary.

Lucidity Client

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