Laura leads the Fellowship Local Area Team, overseeing Fellowship activity across the UK. The Local Area Team is split into various areas, with Area Managers supporting Fellowship activity in Ireland, the North, Wales, Central, South West, South East and London.
Laura’s background is in education. She is a former teacher and previously worked at Teach First, an education charity, where she coached new teachers and helped to design and deliver various aspects of Teach First’s leadership development programme.
Laura is a Governor at a primary school in North London, regularly volunteers at the Natural History Museum, and is on the Advisory Board for two social enterprises that engage schools and young people with sustainability issues. She also likes to draw animals, and is working on an illustrated book for children about the Amazon rainforest.