Laurie has previously taught across many courses and levels for both CIM and CAM foundation and has been an examiner on the CIM Diploma in Marketing. Laurie is particularly focused on empowering small, independent, sustainable, and community businesses and fellow entrepreneurs; running workshops and training to enable access to professional expertise in a constantly changing and challenging landscape. Laurie has written many articles and has authored a business advice column. Laurie enjoys the variety and creativity of a career in marketing, while teaching remains one of her key enjoyments.
Laurie is a keen gardener at home, with a particular interest in permaculture; growing organic food on their family’s small holding.