Lucinda Hartley is an urban designer and social entrepreneur who has spent the past decade pioneering innovative methods to improve the social sustainability of cities, now being implemented around the world. As a co-founder at Neighbourlytics, she brings her social innovation and entrepreneurship strengths to harness big data, and deliver community insights that inform evidence-based urban development decisions.
Previously, as CoFounder at CoDesign Studio, Lucinda spearheaded new, community-led approaches to neighbourhood building based on human centred design, that are now proven on 50 neighbourhood renewal projects across Australia. CoDesign’s flagship program The Neighbourhood Project, puts this into action at-scale, enabling governments and communities to systemically change the way they create neighbourhoods.
Named as one of Melbourne’s Top 100 most influential people in 2012 by The Age newspaper, Lucinda has gained widespread recognition. Most recently, CoDesign was named as one of Westpac’s inaugural 2017 Businesses of Tomorrow. Lucinda is passionate about cities, travel and social action.