Lucy Doughty Biography
Since the passing away of businessman and philanthropist Nigel Doughty, his second wife Lucy Doughty has been up and about to keep the Doughty’s name relevant. Alongside other Doughty’s, Lucy is a Trustee of The Doughty Family Foundation. As she has aged, Lucy has assumed motherly initiatives for her children and also the global community. She founded Conversation Loves, an organization that creates social events that bring influential leaders together to discuss key global issues like poverty, unemployment, and health crises in most countries. She also helps to run The Doughty Family Foundation in organizing charity operations.
Lucy Doughty is a Dominica Republic in origin and her age could be early 40s. The 42/3-year-old got married to Nigel Doughty in 2004 after he divorced his first wife Carol in 1997. Lucy and Nigel were blessed with two sons, Sean and Lucas. Nigel also had two children with his first wife, Helena, and Michale Doughty, a former QPR footballer.
Nigel Doughty was a highly respected man in the United Kingdom. He was a savvy business investor with an interest in real estate, venture capital, and technology. He also owned Nottingham Forest Football Club after buying it at £11 million in 1999. He stepped down as the Football Club’s chairman in 2011, a year before his unexpected death death. Nigel died in 2012 in his home gymnasium. He died having left an accumulated net worth of £130m making him the 537th wealthiest person in Britain.
Lucy Doughty Philanthropic Work
Lucy Doughty came to the limelight after her marriage to Nigel Doughty. She was however a fashion designer and an artist after studying at Accademia Italian. Lucy maintained her fashion, beauty standards, and love for fashion even as she has aged. Her natural beauty is a compliment she regularly receives online and offline. Her passion for fashion led her to start LD8 and Kukuta Limited, an organization selling cosmetics, designs, and fashion. She later dissolved the company in 2021 to focus on other matters.
Her primary concern has been addressing issues with global influence. She is using her husband and her power to bring solutions to some of world’s cruelest problems like unemployment, health crisis, lack of education, and mental health. Through the Doughty Family Foundation, she has reached out to help girls in a refugee camp in Kakuma Kenya by providing meals to them. Lucy also provides mental health facilities and care to young people in New York and Dominica through the foundation.
As an alternative model of dealing with social challenges, she started Conversation Loves, to bring women together and discuss issues that have been affecting people for years and ways to address them. Her organization has helped in planning the Own Your Worth Event, Their World, Women Equality Festival 2020, and Wealthiher. The organization also celebrates women with global influence like Beyonce, Mother Theresa, Kamal Harris, Simone Biles, Breonna Taylor, and others.
Her passion has been more on the welfare of society. Lucy Doughty has been vocal on the unemployment of the girl child, gender equality, and lack of education among females. Her efforts to bring balance in society and solve some of the pressing issues have earned her respect with governments, countries, and other influential people. Her passion for seeing the community become a better place has been shared by other people like Jaco Booyens and Elizabeth Day.