Chief People Officer, PwC United Kingdom
Laura is a member of PwC’s UK Executive Board, where she holds the position of Chief People Officer as well as being responsible for the Firm’s overall Transformation Programme and leads on our External Reputation and Communications agenda. She is also a member of PwC’s Global Human Capital Leadership Team and sits on a number of external committees, including the Teach First Business Leaders Council, Heart of the City Leadership Council and BITC Gender Leadership Committee. She is an Executive Fellow at King's College Business School, in London, and also continues to work with global clients to support them with people transformation programmes, operating model programmes and culture change.
As part of her role on the Executive Board Laura is responsible for setting and delivering the UK firm’s people strategy and agenda, which includes areas such as mental health, recruitment, learning & development, talent management, reward, diversity and social mobility. She leads PwC’s work on ‘The Workforce of the Future’ and spends much of her time focused on how people and technology will come together to change jobs and deliver value as a result of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Laura graduated from King's College, London with a 1st Class Business Management degree, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School. She has been a partner in PwC since 2006.