Laura Baynton


Laura is the Head of the What Works¬†team in the Cabinet Office, leading the ‘What Works’ initiative which is all about getting local and national decision-makers to generate, transmit and adopt robust evidence to inform better public spending decisions.

Previously, Laura was Head of Strategy at the Youth Justice Board and spent four months on a Churchill Fellowship exploring youth justice innovation in Denmark, the US and Brazil. Laura has also worked at he UN and the Treasury, and was a Trustee of the Stephen Lawrence Trust. She is currently proud to be a Trustee of Settle – founded by her 2014 Year Here mentee Rich Grahame.

Closing our Doors

Year Here will be closing by the end of this year. Read our blog to find out more about this decision.