Laura Osborne

Director of Strategic Communications and Campaigns

Laura is our Director of Strategic Communications and Campaigns, leading our media, public affairs and strategic communications teams. She joined London First in January 2019. A Corporate Affairs specialist, her background is helping organisations to communicate what they stand for, drive positive change and shape their reputation. 

She began her career in public affairs consultancy, before moving into the civil service and leading the communications workstream on the team that established the Competition and Markets Authority. She was subsequently Which?’s first Head of Corporate Affairs, working with business to improve the consumer experience of the banking, energy and telecoms markets, before becoming its Communications Director. She is a Council member of the PRCA and co-hosts the Depolarisation Project’s podcast, which sprang from a Stanford University project.