Lucy Penson, Leading PENSON’s London Studio as Managing Director

PENSON, a global interior and architecture studio, is delighted to announce the promotion of Lucy Penson to the position of Managing Director.

With sixteen years of experience at the studio, including previous roles as Projects Director and a significant presence in the studio’s commercial leadership, this promotion marks a natural progression for Lucy and PENSON, who has worked across some of the biggest global names during her time at the studio, including The Hut Group, Google, YouTube, Sony PlayStation, Accor Group and Jay Z’s record label Roc Nation to name but a few.

Working closely with PENSON founder and Group CEO, Lee Penson, Lucy has played a pivotal role in the growth of the London studio. Her implementation of innovative practices and unwavering focus on cultivating strong client relationships have been key drivers of this success. In her new role as Managing Director, Lucy will assume overall responsibility for the company’s commercial operations.

“I am truly honoured to take on the role of Managing Director at PENSON,” said Lucy. “I am committed to building upon our legacy by supporting the creative teams in delivering exceptional architectural design while fostering a collaborative and inspiring work environment for our studios. Our goal is to continue pushing the boundaries of the workplace and creating new ESG experiences that positively impact people’s lives. PENSON’s unwavering dedication to innovative design, sustainability, and client satisfaction will continue to drive our success in the industry.”

Lee Penson, PENSON’s founder and Group CEO, says, “PENSON is emerging as one of the globe’s leading players in terms of unbeatable creativity, large-scale global commercialism, and the delivery of landmark ESG experiential projects that prioritise People and planet wellbeing in remarkable spaces. We are delighted to have Lucy’s support in these important endeavours, and we are extremely excited about the future under Lucy’s leadership. The entire team looks forward to working together to deliver exceptional architectural solutions and shape the future of the industry.”


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