Laura Barry - Head of Finance

Laura joined the LSB in October 2019 and oversees our Finance function and therefore is responsible for implementing the strategic direction through Financial Planning and Analysis, for prioritising the financial sustainability of the organisation and for ensuring the financial accountability of the LSB through accounting and financial controls.

With over 15 years of experience in Finance, Laura qualified as a Chartered Accountant while working in practice as an Auditor and having the opportunity to audit a wide variety of organisations including charities and not for profits.  Laura then worked within industry and has experience within the Telecommunications, Music Publishing and Retail sectors. Laura spent the previous 9 years at Tesco PLC working within a number of Head of Finance roles across Financial Planning and Analysis and Business Partnering functions, and most recently as part of the programme leadership team on a major Transformation Programme where she also trained and  qualified as a Change Management Practitioner.