Meet The Team

Every member of the Trueman Change team has experience working in the Public Sector and understands and cares about the work that they do and the positive difference they can make.

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Meet The Team

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Managing Director and Founder

Trueman Change was established in 2014 by Lucy after working within the police and local government for several years.

Lucy is an astute public sector change leader, with 20 years' experience designing and delivering transformation and culture change in complex partnership environments. Lucy draws on extensive experience in reviewing services and leading change/transformation in both public and private sector.

She is a visionary leader with a unique and invaluable perspective on council services, restructures and partnership arrangements. She has experience reviewing; shared services, public private partnerships, traded services and commercial arrangements between organisations.

Her highly developed influencing skills are key in challenging assumptions, driving change and managing stakeholders, both internal and external. She is also a member of the Change Management Institute, and the Society for Local Authority Chief Executives, and is accredited to deliver personality profiling. This complements her excellent people skills, ability to understand behaviours, motivations, as well as cognitive basis for reasoning and decision making and makes her an excellent facilitator of executive leadership groups.

Lucy is a huge animal lover and regularly fosters animals from her local animal shelter.

Favourite Trueman Change Value: Be your best!

Lucy is passionate about learning.

Favourite Projects:

  • Helping organisations to do change well
  • Culture mapping within organisations
  • Helping teams/organisations reflect on learning
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Associate Consultant, Communications Specialist

Georgia brings a combination of board-level experience, strategic communications skills and collaborative leadership to your communications and stakeholder engagement project needs.

She has spent 25 years working on communications and engagement for high-profile projects, including regeneration schemes, behaviour change programmes, strategy developments and internal transformations. Her career highlight (so far) is leading the communications, stakeholder engagement and public affairs for the (successfully made) case for structural change to local government in Dorset, and the subsequent launch of one of the UK’s largest urban councils.

Practically, Georgia has led communications, consultation, research & engagement, campaigns, brand & creative, digital & web, and PR & media teams across the local government, so she understands their pressures, opportunities, complexities and frustrations of the sector well. She also has experience working within the NHS and higher education.

Georgia has been working as a consultant since early 2022 and is brimming with practical yet innovative solutions, political nous and infectious energy.

Favourite Trueman Change Value: Make Friends

Favourite Projects:

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategy creation and implementation
  • Service review and redesign
  • Training and mentoring
Justin Hunt


Associate Consultant, Housing Specialist

Justin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and brings over 30 years experience of delivering social housing services at a senior level in local government and housing associations. He is a specialist at turning around underperforming housing services which involves political and regulator management to ensure services are compliant with the consumer standards.

Having spent years at the sharp end of service delivery Justin is ideally positioned to support frontline teams up to Director level to identify how they can meet resident, Councillor and regulator expectations within the resources they have available.

Justin joined Trueman Change in January 2024 because he saw the benefit to the housing sector of combining strong operational housing knowledge with the Trueman Change expertise in culture change, programme management and comms. This combination is providing significant benefit to clients as they work through the implications of a forthcoming regulatory inspection

Favourite Projects:

  • Preparing for Inspection
  • Team Development
  • Resident Engagement
  • Service Reviews
Team Trueman Change Lizzi


Project and Engagement Manager

Our Project and Engagement Manager, Lizzi, has a decade of experience in the public sector, where she has both worked as an officer and served as an elected member. Her unique experience and skillset brings extra value to our clients, particularly where there are elected members or the work involves engaging with diverse stakeholders.

Favourite Trueman Change Value: Get it Right

Favourite Projects:

  • Independent evaluations
  • Public consultations
  • Service re-design and co-design
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Project Manager

Jennifer (Jenni) has over 5 years’ experience working within a Project Management Office.

In Jennifer’s spare time she enjoys developing her skills, from learning new career skills to personal skills such as, the two new languages she is currently learning. Jennifer is a trained Mental Health First Aider and has provided support to people throughout the pandemic.

Favourite Trueman Change Value: Be your Best

Favourite Projects:

  • Reducing processing times
  • Improving productivity
  • Improving business processes
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Finance and Business Manager

Louise spends her time making sure Trueman Change runs like a well-oiled machine by keeping all of our processes running smoothly so that we can dedicate all of our time and attention to our clients. Louise has a PhD in Autism and spent several months volunteering and conducting research in autism units in primary and secondary schools. Louise is an avid supporter of changing societal attitudes towards neurodiversity.

Favourite Trueman Change Value: Be your Best

Favourite Projects:

  • Continual process improvement
  • Contract negotiations
  • KPI and NPS analytics
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Project Officer

Billy has 9 years of experience in managing teams, relationships and projects to deliver to strict deadlines.

In his spare time, Billy enjoys traveling thanks to his military upbringing which saw him living in Germany and Cyprus! Billy also currently undertaking several courses with the Open University in project management-related subjects. On top of all that he blends his love of travel with a love of cooking, regularly trying out new recipes from all over the world.

Favourite Trueman Change Value: Get it Done

Michael Grime


Senior Project Manager

Michael has over 11 years in the public sector, having previously worked at Lancashire County Council and then with Lancashire police.

In both of these roles, Michael worked with internal and external teams and companies to complete action plans and run projects which would improve services. These include Serious Case Reviews (for the Council) and reporting systems for the police.

In his spare time, Michael spends a lot of my time either playing or watching football. Plus, he likes to take his Airedale Terrier, George, out for long walks in the countryside with his fiancée.

Favourite Trueman Change Value: Be your Best

Sarah Bulger


Finance & Business Officer

Sarah first started working in finance/accounting in 2013, whilst studying part time for her AAT.

Sarah decided to go back into education last year to study for her CIPD Level 3 at evening college, she likes to keep up to date with training when she can.

Sarah's favourite Trueman Change Value is Be Your Best – "I think sometimes people can feel pressured by the ideals that we see on social media and by comparing our success to others. This value to me is all about focusing on your own achievements and being the best that you can be, rather than focusing on external influences!"

Favourite Projects:

  • Problem solving
  • Credit Control
  • Cashflow Management

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We are always on the look out for new members of staff who share our passion for public sector!

If you'd like to move into a consultancy to get more variety and be part of a great team of like-minded people we'd love to hear from you!

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