Lucy Mayes is an author, facilitator, presenter, story catcher, wisdom collector, space holder, team builder, purpose finder, consultant & coach. Her work focuses on compassionate, humanist, authentic leadership for our times, and on developing individuals, teams, organisations and communities to enhance wellbeing, connection and purpose. Lucy’s unique skillset draws on her background as a lawyer, company director and social worker, having worked across multiple settings including corporate, education, local government and not for profit. Lucy’s pioneering work in leadership development has been recognised with her being awarded the Australian Rural Women’s Award, Victorian Runner Up in 2008, and a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow in 2000. She is author of Beyond the Stethoscope: doctors’ stories of reclaiming hope, heart and healing in medicine, inspired her doctor husband’s journey with burnout. The book is a collection of raw, intimate, provocative and inspiring stories of surviving and thriving in medicine, by compassion warriors across Australia, New Zealand and internationally.