About Laura Townshend
Laura has 12 years of strategic communications experience and a specialism in using technology to scale up the impact of campaigns.
She specialises in translating technical complexity into human language, and creating digital products that make it easy and fun for the public to take part in campaigns.
As Campaigns, Growth and Income Director at digital campaigning platform 38 Degrees, she supported the 40-strong team to experiment with different ways to campaign and raise money online, and increased the organisation’s income by 20% through digital fundraising.
As a consultant, she’s worked on a range of climate action projects that aim to engage both business and consumers – including work on a green recovery, the launch of the SME Climate Hub with Empower, financing for renewables technology, and the climate consequences of Brexit.