Lauren joined Goughs in February 2012 having previously spent five years working in accounts for a global insurance company in Bristol and is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Lauren undertakes a very broad HR role within the firm and works closely with the partners in attracting and selecting the right people to meet the firm’s strategic objectives, whilst encouraging professional development from within to drive the firm’s continuing success.
Over the last five years Lauren has been critical to the development of a number of key processes which have enchained the performance of the organisation. Her emphasis on approachability, consistency, cohesiveness and relationships give the HR Team the exceptional agility in creating a positive working environment to support the staff at Goughs.
Where did you grow up?
Essex and Wiltshire
What was your first job?
Waitress at a local country pub
What are your hobbies?
Playing netball, swimming and spending time with family and friends
What is your favourite food?
What is your favourite drink?
What is your favourite film?
What is your favourite group/artist?
Ludovico Einaudi or London Grammar
What is your favourite book?
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Spring time, evening walks along the canal and handbags
Cous cous, geese, ventriloquist dummies and arrogance
Any personal ambitions?
To see more of the world and to learn to speak Flemish