Lauren graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bcom in Financial Accounting. In 2008, she started her career as an Administration Assistant at The Platinum Group where she worked on a variety of brands including Aca Joe, Jenni Button, Hilton Weiner, Urban and Vertigo. Over the next seven years, she worked her way up to the position of Assistant Financial Manager where she was responsible for bookkeeping, month-end reporting, sales analysis, monthly payments, and CCTV operations. In February 2016, Lauren joined Currency Partners as the Head of Payments.
Lauren is learning to play piano. She also loves spending time outdoors with her daughter, Charlotte, and their Scottish Terrier Vladimir.