Laura Archer is a Creative Partnerships Director, with over 12 years’ combined experience in business development, fundraising and programming within the cultural sector for public and private entities. She has an extensive network of funding partners across sectors from finance to fashion, as well as individual philanthropic donors. Most recently, Laura has been working with Masterpiece London, where she was Head of Partnerships & Engagement for four years; prior to this she held positions in Major Donor Fundraising at the Museum of London and Public Programming at Sotheby's Institute of Art.
In addition to her work in funding, Laura is also active as a writer and speaker, with a focus on re-booting and re-invigorating your life by making small changes to our daily routines. Her two books Gone for Lunch: 52 Things to do in your Lunch Break (Quadrille, 2017) and Change Your Life in an Hour (Quadrille, 2021) encourage readers to dedicate small amounts of time each day to personal interests, with a guaranteed enhancement to mental and physical wellbeing, and a greater sense of fulfilment.
Laura is a seasoned Content Creator and produces written and spoken content regularly for corporate groups and charities, including Lloyd's Banking Group, TSB, Marriott Hotel Group, Irish Water, Mental Health UK and Action for Happiness, among others. She has featured on radio and podcasts, including BBC Woman's Hour, BBC Radio London, BBC Business and Eat Sleep Work Repeat, as well as receiving press coverage in Red, IMAGE, The Irish Times, ES Online and Stylist.
To discuss Partnerships or Content consultancy, please contact Laura directly on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laura is represented by Louise Lamont at LBA Books. For book-related press and enquiries, please contact email@example.com .
"Laura has that rare gift of describing things with a combination of clarity, warmth and passion that you feel you would be foolish not to follow her advice; and that is what I have been doing since hearing her talk."
Managing Director, Mental Health UK &
Deputy Chief Executive, Rethink Mental Illness