Meet leadership and team performance specialist, Laura

I help leaders and employees be their best and bring their best to work.
Consistently trusted by CEOs, HRDs, and senior executives I ignite your teams’ performance.

Why work with me?

Laura Howard MSc, Psychologist & Consultant

Making work work for everyone – leaders, teams, and customers – is my passion and professional purpose. 
After a twenty-year global career in the private and public sectors, including ten years as a senior leader, I wanted to help other teams and leaders be their best and bring that best to their customers.
That led me to the University of London, where I qualified as an Organisational Psychologist in 2022. Following my graduation, I was asked to join my college (Birkbeck) as an Associate Tutor. I am actively involved in several leadership research projects and authored a year-long research study on authenticity in women’s leadership during my Masters degree. 
So now, in the Contented Workplace Company, I combine my professional experience as a global leader with academic rigour. It’s the natural evolution of my skills, experience, and training: As a qualified Organisational Psychologist, my work is data and evidence-driven; as a previous people leader, my expertise has been forged in real-world experience. And of course, I continue learning through ongoing CPD.

Laura Howard Chief Psychologist

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Clients share how I have helped them and their teams to thrive leading to better business results.

Laura delivered exceptional business growth and strategic advice; she acted as a mentor to help me share ideas and formalise them into a commercially viable plan.
Barry A. Head of Marketing

Laura has a real talent for helping you realise the potential of your business and yourself. I’d highly recommend her services and I look forward to working with her again in the future.

Kym B. Commercial Director

Laura’s knowledge and ability to break down complex business issues using psychology is invaluable to me. She guides me to find buried information enabling me to make better decisions.

Edward T. Operations Director

Laura’s programme was fantastic with real practical tips that we took away! I would definitely recommend the session to other business owners looking to enhance their team’s wellbeing.

Bev W. Founder & Director

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Why choose me?

I transform individuals and teams from frustrated to performing

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