Laura has more than 20 years of experience helping senior managers across geographies and sectors to define their professional objectives and identify the most effective ways to achieve them. Since 2011, Laura has been an independent executive and career coach, and at LBS currently works with the Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy and Senior Executive Programme participants.
For 10 years Laura led the coaching and skills development practice for all the graduate programmes at LBS and was the dedicated coach for the most senior participants, the Sloans and Global Executive MBAs. Prior to LBS, Laura was a Director for a boutique career consultancy specialising in business leaders and worked with executive search firms Heidrick & Struggles and Curzon Partnership. She began her involvement in people development at SDA Bocconi, heading the Career Services and Marketing for all graduate programmes. Previously, she worked in strategy with a multinational chemical company.
Laura has lived in London, Singapore and Italy. She holds an MSc in Coaching and Career Management from Birkbeck, University of London. Laura is also a qualified user of ability tests and developmental instruments including NEO PI-R, 360-degree feedback, emotional intelligence and other career development tools such as CareerLeader.