Laura Howard is the Head of International Trade.
Laura has been with the Chamber since 2008 when she started as Enterprise Europe Manager. Laura became Head of International Trade in 2012 and her team has grown to include 15 who advise and support over 1,000 businesses each year to trade internationally. Laura is the senior management lead for the export documentation service, student placement service, international trade training courses and Enterprise Europe Network.
With over 15 years experience in international trade, Laura has worked in the North and Midlands to help a range of businesses fulfil their international ambitions. She has a BA (Hons) in Business and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Managers. She has been accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce to certify Certificates of Origin and Preference documents since 2005.
Laura lives with her husband and two daughters in Belper, Derbyshire.