Leader, Strategy and Research, Bates Smart
Laurie is the Leader of Strategy and Research at Bates Smart. She’s a thinker and provocateur with extensive experience in architecture, workplace design and space strategy and has researched the impact of physical environment on human behaviours, organisational trust, knowledge transfer and collaboration. In practice, she has helped organisations achieve their ambitions by aligning the workplace and building to company business, brand and cultural objectives and prepared them for disruptive changes that will impact the sustainability of their business and people.
She’s a prolific writer and speaker covering topics relating to contemporary work styles, social trends, community attitudes, and the ever-changing global economic context in its relation to workplace.