What got you interested in working in Barking and Dagenham?
What challenges do you think you might face in this role?
What are your hopes for the borough?
How do you think the community can help achieve those goals?
Rachel Laurence is a community economic practitioner who combines a background in community development and youth work, and local economic development policy and practice expertise. Currently supporting London Borough of Barking and Dagenham’s Inclusive Growth team with post-covid Economic Development strategy and programmes, Rachel also works with a range of organisations across the statutory, voluntary and SME sectors to develop economic systems that are equitable, sustainable, and build community wealth.