Lucas is currently an anaesthetic and intensive care trainee at University Hospital Southampton with interests in point of care ultrasound and space medicine. He undertook his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Kings College London where he did his dissertation in cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques in microgravity. He continued his research interests in space physiology at the Microgravity Centre in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and Kings College London. Lucas has presented and published over the last 10 years in the field of space medicine, in addition to this he enjoys teaching and STEM outreach work through his role at InnovaSpace, a private space consultancy company. Lucas also works at the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF), a citizen science organisation that carries out Mars analogue missions to conduct interdisciplinary research with international partners. Lucas is the deputy chief medical officer and has been part of two Mars analogue missions, most recently AMADEE 20 mission in Oct 2021, lasting 5 weeks in the Negev desert in Israel.