As an Executive Search Consultant with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, Laura uses her well-honed communication skills and strategic mindset to connect clients with the talent they need to ensure their future success. Laura has been instrumental in the successful completion of nearly 100 executive search assignments with a special emphasis on the public sector.
Laura began working at Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette as an Executive Recruiter, using the expertise gained from eight years working in the academic sector to identify and recruit post-secondary leaders. Prior to joining Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, Laura worked in Acquisitions at an academic publishing firm where she was instrumental in recruiting new authors and forging strong networks and partnerships within the academic community.
Laura has also held both research and teaching appointments at a variety of post-secondary institutions across Ontario. At York University, Laura spent close to ten years teaching undergraduates while pursuing her graduate work. During that time, she served on several selection committees and organized workshops and events around matters of equity and inclusion. Her belief in the strength of a diverse workforce greatly informs her work as a search consultant.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours from Mount Allison and both a Masters and PhD from York University where she was the recipient of a Social Science and Humanities Research Council Fellowship during the course of her doctorate work. After many years in Toronto, she is delighted to be back in her hometown of Halifax where she lives with her husband and two daughters.