Laura Hawkesford

Laura Hawkesford

Role: Head of Private Sector Engagement

Team: Strategic Partnerships team


Laura joined CARE International UK in May 2018 as Head of Private Sector Engagement. She previously worked as Ethical Trading Manager at Marks & Spencer, where she worked closely with CARE on the Halow+ programme, a partnership between CARE, Marks & Spencer and GSK which aims to empower 50,000 garment factory workers in Bangladesh to improve individual and community health.

Blog posts

Gender equality is high on the corporate agenda, from sales of feminist merchandise, to gender pay gap reporting, to celebrities and politicians forming coalitions; confronting institutional norms and behaviour. It feels like we are in a moment