Lindsey has spent much of her career in widening participation, developing programmes to support people to reach their potential through education. As Outreach Manager at the University of Hertfordshire, Lindsey implemented an extensive programme of care leaver support and acted as the named contact for care leavers. Since 2018, Lindsey has run Alta Higher, which supports people from all backgrounds to access higher education and degree apprenticeships through providing inspirational and informative workshops and guidance sessions. Lindsey has also held roles with Aimhigher Liverpool and the South West Lifelong Learning Network, where she supported partners to meet the Matrix Standard for advice and support.
Lindsey is qualified in careers and holds degrees in English and Psychology. Lindsey has a master’s degree in practice-based research in which she explored white working-class boys’ relationship with university outreach.