Why does working in Barking and Dagenham interest you?
What are some challenges you believe you may face in this role?
What are your ambitions for the borough?
What role does the community have in realising that ambition?
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.