Laura Smith

Laura studied Music at Oriel College, Oxford, gaining a BA (Hons) in 2000. After two more years in Oxford as Assistant Manager of the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, she joined Harrison Parrott where she remained for six years. A keen cyclist and traveller, Laura spent the next several months pursuing adventures in North and Central America and East Africa. Upon her return to the UK she became Festival Manager at the Ryedale Festival in Yorkshire, before spending three years as an Artist Manager at IMG Artists. Laura moved to Cambridge in 2012 to join Hazard Chase, and when not working is often to be found playing her violin in local ensembles or rowing on the River Cam. Laura became an Associate Director in 2016.