As a Research Executive, Laura is responsible for managing research projects from initiation through to delivery. The varied role involves designing quantitative and qualitative research tools, developing client presentations and facilitating focus groups.
Laura has a creative approach and enjoys modelling data to provide accessible insight to clients and has undertaken analysis, interpretation and reporting of findings for a variety of clients including Historiska, SFMOMA, National Gallery, the V&A and Japan House London.
Laura is responsible for managing annual and exhibition research for the Tate galleries, and has managed projects for clients including the National Railway Museum, Natural History Museum, and Japan House London.
Prior to joining MHM, Laura gained experience across the cultural and heritage sector at The Dock Museum, Ordsall Hall and Manchester International Festival, where she developed her quantitative and qualitative skills co-ordinating visitor surveys, conducting participatory engagement workshops, vox pops and focus groups.
Laura is passionate about working within MHM, as she believes understanding audiences is key to the sustainability of the flourishing arts culture and is currently a volunteer at HOME Manchester, promoting the artistic programme and learning and engagement work on behalf of the organisation.
Laura holds a BA in History from Lancaster University and an MA in Art Gallery and Museum Studies from University of Manchester.