Laurel has worked in both corporate and SME environments and has experienced first hand building a fast growth company from scratch to award winning growth. More latterly she has coached senior executives in New Zealand and Australia particularly around their internal and external positioning and influence.
Laurel is a successful entrepreneur having co-founded ITmaniacs, a boutique recruitment company which ranked #2 on the Deloitte Fast 50. She is also a media commentator and regularly speaks on breakfast television about careers. Laurel is a published author and launched her first book 'Lead Generation' in 2015. She is an ambassador for Thought Leaders Business School. Her career spans tech, recruitment, engagement and theatre. Laurel now speaks, coaches and facilitates workshops in New Zealand, Australia and United States primarily about influence and unapologetic lifestyles and careers.
Laurel has worked extensively with organisations through change, particularly in empowering change agents within the organisation to lead the change from within