Lilly is an advocate for joined-up and aspirational development within Sheffield. As a past trustee of the RIBA, and past chair of the Sheffield Civic Trust, she is passionate about creating a co-operative profession through allied professional bodies and local organisations.
Lilly is a renewable energy enthusiast; having designed and built a micro-hydro electric turbine early in her career.
She is a keen runner, cyclist, canoer and self builder and enjoys a pint of craft ale after all her exertions.
Lilly's favourite building is the Sir John Soane's museum and her dream commission would be a City Centre Masterplan or Outdoor Pursuits Centre.