2019 One Show Public Relations Jury
SVP, Communications, UK & EMEA
Laura is a brand and corporate communications professional who has worked and led strategic, local & global creative consumer PR campaigns, corporate reputation programmes, issues management, social media/digital campaigning and leadership positioning.
Laura has worked both agency side and in-house - starting her career at Edelman in their corporate practice where she advised clients including Diageo, UPS, Bose, Adidas and P&G.
She then moved to Coca-Cola where she worked across corporate and consumer campaigns including the Share a Coke campaign launch, Diet Coke/Fashion campaigns (Marc Jacobs, Jean-Paul Gaultier, JW Anderson) and the London 2012 Coca-Cola London Olympics and Paralympic Games activation campaign with Mark Ronson. Laura then joined Unilever in 2015 in their global media relations team where she worked across their Sustainable Living Plan, which firmly rooted social purpose at the heart of their brands. Laura also worked closely with the marketing leaders of the business at Cannes Lions on their thought-leadership positioning.
Laura works at VICE Media as SVP Communications for the UK & EMEA. She leads a team across all facets of media relations, corporate and internal communications for the new media business.