Laura Edwards
Laura Edwards
Human Resources Business Partner
Materials Science and Engineering, Smithers

Laura has worked in HR for over 20 years; her HR career began when she was offered a position with Vauxhall as a HR Manager; since then she has held an array of senior positions, and has worked for organisations such as Vauxhall, Hertz Rent a Car, Rolls Royce & Bentley, GB Group and for the last 2 years, has been the European HR Business Partner at Smithers. She support two businesses for Smithers, based over two locations, Materials Science and Engineering and Medical Devices Technology, which consists of 153 people in total. She has assisted in the judging of the Plastics Industry Awards for the last two years and is really looking forward to judging again.