The LUCI TEAM
The LUCI Head Office Team is based in Lyon and works day to day to ensure the success of the network’s activities.
LUCI General Director
Contact: mark.burtonpage [at] luciassociation [dot] org
Mark is the LUCI General Director of LUCI since 2015. He coordinates the global vision & strategy of the network in liaison with the Executive Committee. He especially steers the network’s activities on events, projects, and communications. He is regularly invited to contribute to conferences and events worldwide as speaker.
He has seen the successful achievement of many gatherings EU projects and writing of publications in the past 10 years and is passionate about improving the governance of the city at night, sustainability in the city, city-to-city cooperation, knowledge sharing and connecting people whether online or in person! Before joining LUCI, he worked as a Senior Programme Manager for Efus – a European wide network of cities on Urban Security.
He speaks French, English and a bit of German.
LUCI Deputy Director
Contact: jessica.ferey [at] luciassociation [dot] org
Jessica Ferey joined the LUCI team in May 2018. She is in charge of Network stewardship and development as well as Events strategy, overseeing all LUCI events, from conception to implementation. Jessica is also project manager for the Creative Europe LAiPS project (Light & Art in Public Spaces) and oversees LUCI’s activities under the Art & Culture pillar, including the Light Festival Working Group and all things relating to creative lighting.
Jessica has a multidisciplinary background that includes arts management, events management, art history, and theatre directing. In previous roles, Jessica was Deputy Director of the Global Cultural District Network and administrative assistant to the Director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
She speaks English, French and a bit of Spanish.
LUCI Programme Manager
Contact: shailaja.baichoo [at] luciassociation [dot] org
Shailaja Baichoo joined the LUCI team as Programme Manager in June 2021. She oversees the coordination of the LUCI activities in the EU projects ENLIGHTENme and Smart Space INTERREG. She also works on office admin and financial follow-ups.
Shailaja has a background in teaching, research, and project management in international development as well as event organisation. Before joining LUCI, she was assistant lecturer in social science and humanities. She then pursued her career as a European project manager at University of Lyon for three years during which she worked in the fields of international scientific cooperation for societal innovation and participatory research.
She speaks English, French, Hindi and a bit of Spanish.
LUCI Events and Communication Coordinator
Contact: anna.hupcejova [at] luciassociation [dot] org
Anna Hupcejová joined the LUCI team in February 2022. She supports the events and communication activities of the LUCI network, specifically with all aspects of coordination and logistics with the host city. She also supports LUCI’s external and internal communication efforts as well as ensuring continued knowledge exchange and capitalization of LUCI’s activities.
She has previously worked as an event coordinator, programme manager, editor for academic publications as well as illustrator in Prague, Czech Republic.
She speaks English, Czech and a bit of French.
LUCI Communication Manager
Contact: cecile.journeau [at] luciassociation [dot] org
Cécile Journeau joined the LUCI team in February 2022. At LUCI, she is responsible for the internal and external communication activities of the LUCI network. Cécile also helps to develop and support knowledge exchange and capitalization activities of the LUCI network, upkeeps the network contacts database and participates in ongoing network relations and stewardship.
She has previously worked for several industries like telecommunications, electricity and retailing. She endorsed different roles like Communication & Marketing Manager, 360° Communication Consultant, Personal Assistant and Advisory Sales Specialist, mostly in B2B, from France, England and Malta.
She speaks French, English and a bit of Spanish.
LUCI Regional Office for Asia (LROA)
The LUCI Regional Office for Asia (LROA) supports the balanced regional development of the network and reflects the lighting culture and identity of Asian cities in the global conversation on urban lighting. It is a representative office of LUCI Association in Asia which promotes and delivers activities on behalf of LUCI.
Contact: lroa.tc [at] seoul [dot] go [dot] kr
LROA is currently coordinated by Kabcheol KIM, LROA Coordinator, Manager at Urban Light Policy Division, Seoul.