About us Our team Our Trustees Lauren Bowes Lauren is Head of Planning and Coordination within the COVID-19 Task Force at the Cabinet Office, a unit established to deliver the Government’s response to COVID-19. Prior to this role, she worked as a strategist within the Home Office where she is responsible for supporting Ministers to develop and deliver the Department’s strategy. Before this, she worked at the Cabinet Office on priority economic and domestic policy commitments, including delivering the Government’s first strategy on loneliness. She joined the Civil Service as a social researcher at the Ministry of Justice following analytics roles within media, publishing and market research companies. Lauren joined Hestia in March 2020 and is a member of our Digital & IT subcommittee.