LTA People

Laura Paterson

Client & Project Manager

Laura works collaboratively with LTA People consultants, associates and clients to manage and implement critical and complex projects across LTA’s leadership, talent and culture project portfolio.

As an experienced human resources practitioner with expertise in generalist and specialist HR, Laura brings over 15 years of corporate and consulting experience.  She has held roles with Accenture, GM Holden and Medibank where she gained a broad understanding of all aspects of HR practice. More recently, Laura has been working with HRascent where she provides consulting and business support on a range HR and remuneration projects.

Laura is a customer-focused and results driven individual, committed to providing the highest standards of client advice and service. Laura has a proven track record of building strong, trust-based partnerships with senior business leaders and demonstrates high levels of initiative, tenacity, energy and drive to deliver relevant, pragmatic and impactful business solutions.

Her greatest challenges and satisfaction in her work comes from developing and implementing people strategies and programs to drive and support business needs. She enjoys learning from others and is motivated by partnering with individual people and businesses to develop successful and tailored solutions for each circumstance.

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Diploma Modern Languages (German)
  • Grad Dip Human Resources & Industrial Relations

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