Lauren is the Deputy Director for A Healthy Life Mission at Nesta. She is responsible for working across public, private and non-profit sectors to deliver innovative solutions that tackle obesity and loneliness in the UK.

Previously, she worked at the Cabinet Office as Head of Planning and Coordination in the COVID-19 Task Force, where she was responsible for organising key COVID-19 policy moments. During this time, she was also deployed to NHS England's COVID-19 vaccination programme where she helped on delivery of the 'Get Boosted Now' campaign. Prior to that, Lauren held strategy roles within the Home Office and Cabinet Office. At the Cabinet Office, she oversaw the creation and delivery of the Government's Loneliness strategy. Lauren 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.