Dr Lucy Mason

Head of the Defence and Security Accelerator at Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL)

Head of the Defence and Security Accelerator, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Lucy Mason joined the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) in March 2017 and is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Accelerator. Since joining the civil service in 2009 Lucy has held roles in the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, Government Office for Science, Cabinet Office, Department for Health, and the Home Office.

Lucy has expertise in security and policing, technology and innovation, digital ethics and identity, the Internet of Things, social and behavioural science, and horizon scanning across various Government and police roles. She has a doctorate in Archaeological Science from Oxford University and a degree in Archaeology and Anthropology from Cambridge University.

  • 18 April 2013, 10am

    CSaP annual conference 2013: Future directions for scientific advice in Whitehall

    Continuing the theme of the Future Directions seminar series, CSaP’s second annual conference will see leading speakers from government and academia explore the changing role of the analytical professions; how government can make better use of external academic expertise; and the nature of evidence in more open policy making.