Lucy served as the Vice President of FIFA’s normalization committee in Ghana.
She is a chartered electrical and electronic engineer with a first-class honours degree from the University of East London.
She is also a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (UK) and holds an MBA from INSEAD in France. She has decades of corporate experience with blue chip companies starting at Ford Motor Company, who has held senior leadership positions at Millicom, Vodafone and Airtel.
Her career spans manufacturing, telecommunications, banking and automative industries in Europe and Africa.
Lucy Quist is a passionate advocate who believes in harnessing STEM to advance development around the world by ensuring greater participation of young people.
She is currently a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and the author of the book, ‘The Bold New Normal: Creating The Africa Where Everyone Prospers.’
Her accolades includes – CIMG Marketing Woman of the year, Telecom CEO of the Year, CSR CEO of the year and the Corporate Leadership Award.
She is an accomplished international speaker and has been on platforms such as TEDxEUSTON, GSMA’s Mobile World Congress, INSEAD, Columbia Business School and McGill University.
In 2016 she was featured on the BBC’s Power Women series as one of the top business women driving transformational change in Africa.
Lucy is passionate about mentoring young people to realize their potential. She loves travelling with her family and reading books that explore different perspectives on life.
She was listed in the second publication of 100 Most Influential African Women in 2020 by Avance Media.
We celebrate this amazing amazon for daring to be different against all odds, and creating room for other women to thrive.