Laura studied at the University of Leeds and University of Copenhagen and achieved a BA Sociology (International) degree.
Whilst at university, Laura conducted a qualitative research project that compared English and Danish student’s attitudes towards offenders.
Before joining NatCen, Laura worked in the telecommunications industry where she was responsible for managing and delivering complex Internet service connections for high profile business customers.
Key to Laura's project management role at NatCen is ensuring that projects are both delivered on time and within budget. This involves designing project plans, alongside financial planning, change control and risk management. Other responsibilities include allocating and co-ordinating tasks across the Research Centres, Field and Service Division.