Laura, along with her husband John, set up Teapot Trust to redress the balance in care for children with rare and complex diseases by providing art therapy for children with any chronic condition. Laura worked at the Science Museum in London before going to work at Exploris Aquarium in Northern Ireland. She has been awarded many prestigious awards including Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) Charity Champion 2017 and Glasgow Evening Times Scotswoman of The Year 2017.