Laura works on the communications and outreach sides of the Global Calculator project. Prior to joining DECC in 2013, she worked in communications and policy at the Royal College of Nursing of the UK. Here she led on research for the Frontline First campaign against cuts in the National Health Service, and worked on the College’s response to health care reforms. She started her career at Phaidon Press, where she was Assistant Editor of the Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design. Laura studied Human Sciences at Oxford University and received a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from the London School of Journalism. She maintains her interest in science communication by volunteering at the Natural History Museum.
The Global Calculator has been built by a team based in a number of organisations around the world. Each partner organisation was in charge of one sector of the model (e.g. transport or buildings), with the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change overseeing the project.
Click on a team member to find out more about them and their role in building the Calculator.