Laura graduated from McGill University, Canada. She worked in marketing with Johnson & Johnson
and Kraft-General Foods before moving to Thailand in 1990 to head up Saatchi
& Saatchi's DM and PR subsidiary. She ran her own communications company in Thailand, and in 1994 joined Chuo Senko (Thailand).
Laura was an executive in Global and Regional marketing and leadership roles with Shell for nearly 10 years.
She was later Senior Vice President Marketing Asia Pacific and President India for Swedish appliance-manufacturer, Electrolux, and is now Asia Pacific Regional Marketing Leader at A.T. Kearney, a management consulting firm.