Board Director


Lauren is the Founder of Pulse Collective, an award-winning Australian marketing and communications agency. Recently named as one of Australia’s 50 influential women entrepreneurs, Lauren is a regular panellist on ABC’s Gruen TV show and a commentator on Channel 7 news and The Project.

She started her first business more than 13 years ago, and has grown a successful, award-winning and competitive presence in the marketing and advertising industry, picking up a number of accolades including the prestigious NSW Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year award.

Lauren is currently the CEO of the Orana Group, which includes the Australian Restaurant of the Year 2018 and 2019, Restaurant Orana.

In addition to The Orana Foundation, Lauren is the Chair of the McLaren Vale Grape Wine and Tourism Association, and Board Director of the Rundle Mall Management Authority.