Lucy Rands is a Junior Associate at the Environmental Technologies Fund (ETF). She supports the team in deal sourcing, deal execution and in helping the current portfolio companies to grow.
Prior to joining ETF in May 2016, Lucy held internship positions in environmental consultancy and sustainable engineering in the UK and Germany.
Previously she was a member of the Oxford University Semiconductor and Silicon Photovoltaics research group and spent a summer in the Materials Department at MIT, evaluating the performance of materials in the energy industry. Lucy is an alumni of the Climate-KIC Summer School on sustainability and innovation.
Lucy has an MEng degree in Materials Science from Trinity College, Oxford.
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