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Jacqueline Hughes-Lundy

Lecturer/Programme leader

Staff Profile

Jacqueline Hughes-Lundy

Room: B111


+44 (0) 1978 29 TBC


In 2003, Jacqueline left her role as a Director of a Corporate Law firm to set up the Strategy, Marketing, PR and Event management business Olivia Henry Associates. 

Clients have ranged from Canada Life International and Close Invoice Finance to The French by Simon Rogan and Mr Cooper’s House and Garden Bar and Restaurant; From Q Hotels to aBode hotels and from The Christie to Manchester Metropolitan University and Salford City Council.

Jacqueline founded the Inspiring Women Awards in 1992 and has been organising them ever since, celebrating 23 years in 2015.  Her media credentials include feature,  travel writing and reviewing for Lifestyle and Trade magazines & websites and has been a regular business commentator for BBC Radio Manchester for over 25 years.

In 2011 she joined BBC Radio Manchester’s Gourmet Nights programme as a regular commentator on all things food and drink in the region. She has also fronted several general shows. 

She is the Chair of the Emerge 3 Rs Charity, which has responsibility for Emerge Recycling and the management of the Greater Manchester depot of national food Charity, FareShare.

Jacqueline is a founding director of HER Rugby League and is the Manchester representative of Maiden Voyage, a travel website for female travellers. She developed and jointly organised The Great Northern Cook Off, a corporate team building competition, for four years which was supported by Michelin Starred chef, Michael Caines MBE.

Her public appointments have included: Board member for the Millennium Quarter Trust, which included Board responsibility for The National Football Museum (formally Urbis) moving into the Urbis building. Appointed to the Advertising Standards Authority’s Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice as a ‘consumer expert’ on advertising regulatory policy matters. Chair of the ITC’s Viewers Consultative Council for the Granada Region.

She is also the Founding Trustee of The Inspiring Young Women Foundation and a Trustee of the Skelton Bounty Trust. Previously she was a Board member and Vice president of The Community Foundation for Greater Manchester during which time she led the Rainmakers Foundation which is now known as the Birdhouse Fund.

Jacqueline is a Fellow of the RSA

B.A (Hons) in Combined Studies

Postgrad Diploma in Guidance & Counselling

Hospitality and Tourism