Born in the city of Hull, this local girl is particularly passionate about maximising key growth opportunities and future investment for the area. As an alumni of the University of Hull, Laura knows the importance of flying the flag for talent and education in the local area.
Having been a member of the HEY LEP skills and employment board for a number of years, focusing on reducing the skills shortages and gaps in the region through creating a true talent pipeline and active Governor of the Ron Dearing UTC.
A people professional with a passion for continuous improvement, Talent Management and Leadership development. Laura has worked within public and private sectors and across many manufacturing industries such as Defence, FMCG and Renewable Energy. More recently, Laura was appointed Head of People for a nationwide Supply Chain and Logistics Organisation, within the Public and Industrial space.