Lauren Bridger

Lauren Bridger

Senior Human Resources Executive

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?

Pizza

What is your favourite drink?

G&T

What is your favourite film?

Nocturnal Animals

What is your favourite group/artist?

Ludovico Einaudi

What is your favourite book?

The Return by Victoria Hislop

Your likes?

Spring time, evening walks along the canal and handbags

Your dislikes?

Cous cous, geese, ventriloquist dummies and arrogance

Any personal ambitions?

To see more of the world and to learn to speak Flemish