Laura grew up in London where she began work as a commercial solicitor, first in the city, and then for various media companies.  She later spent 9 years in Dublin and New York, where she worked for charities and community service projects, including Holocaust Memorial Day in Dublin and Mitzvah Day in New York.

Since 2013, she has worked as a lay leader in several roles in London, including as Advisory Board member of PJ Library UK. Currently she is Chair of UK Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro, and a Development Board member of North London Collegiate School. She is an active member of South Hampstead Synagogue. Since first visiting the National Holocaust Centre and Museum in 2015, she has arranged several synagogue group family visits.

She lives in London with her husband and 3 children.