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Laura Woodger Programme and Operations Lead

Laura has worked for Real Ideas for 6 years on contracts for various funders. Laura’s background is contract management across a number of sectors but predominantly in the educational sector and has worked on a number of high profile government contracts on both a regional and national level.  Funders include the Department for Education (DfE), Training and Development Agency (TDA) Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) and Arts Council England.  She is experienced in delivering contracts across complex partnerships and building systems to ensure impact and outcomes are delivered and budget control. 

Laura took on the role of Operations Lead for Real Ideas in November 2019 and is committed to supporting Real Ideas achieve its mission and values through implementing effective systems and processes to enable our delivery teams to work their magic.  

Laura has an MBA in Business Administration and a PGCE for post compulsory education, and is experienced in delivering training.