Change & Communication Coach
Laura is a change communication professional and executive communication coach, she delivers bespoke guidance to clients on navigating change communication with internal and external stakeholders. Using her facilitation mastery as an external consultant to change and cultural projects, group dynamics in organizations she works with are productive, constructive and engaging. Her focus area includes change communication, leadership dialogue, crisis communication and brand story delivery.
Laura is a multilingual Dutch-Chinese communications expert, TEDx speaker, and an acclaimed master of ceremonies who speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese. In her 20 years working in Southeast Asia and Greater China, she has developed an acute interest in the application of positive communication across cultures and organizations.
Laura founded media and communications firm Lighthouse Consultant Ltd in 2006, which is her second entrepreneurial venture, that has won numerous industry accolades and attained ISO 9001 quality certification in 2018. Her clientele ranges from multinationals to government bodies, including Asia Society, Bank of China, CINDY CHAO The Art Jewel, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, The Hong Kong Museum of Art, and leading university programmes in the region such as Masters Programmefor The University of Hong Kong and many others. Prior to being an entrepreneur, in the capacity of Director of Distribution, she headed the South East Asia marketing and public relations function at media company STAR Group Limited, under News Corporation.
Laura holds an Executive Masters from INSEAD in Consulting and Coaching For Change and is trained in Appreciative Inquiry and Action Learning. She loves books, coffee and is a dog-lover.