Laurie joins the team at Jigsaw Medical Services Ltd as a Non-Executive Director and brings with her a wealth of high-calibre medical industry knowledge. With a business portfolio of over £1 billion, Laurie is in place to provide strategic and business consultancy within JMS.
Laurie is a highly regarded and respected, commercially astute Senior Director and Non-Executive Director and has recently successfully managed to strategically design, create and build one of the largest UK staffing businesses over a 8 year period. This resulted in it becoming an industry recognised and respected Recruitment business achieving a turnover in excess of £400m in 2013, and being recognised as one of the fastest growing top 250 businesses within the UK. Laurie is an industry expert in ‘Mergers & Aquisitions’, talent management and leadership development, with a portfolio in excess of £1 billion over 20 years.
As a former Nurse & Midwife, Laurie has vast experience in medical recruitment, service delivery, management and working with the NHS, public and private sectors. She understands the clinical, executive and operational requirements of JMS. Laurie provides non-executive advice and support and works with Chris Percival and the board of directors to expand, promote and strategically develop JMS, its service provision and its position within the market.
Laurie States: “I am a quietly confident, high calibre and highly successful ‘hands on’ Chief Executive, with an impressive ‘Can do attitude’ leading to an impressive track record of delivering business performance and growth. Previously, I led an MBI / MBO team, targeting several acquisitions within the Education Market resulting in highly successful AIM flotation in from 2001 – 2004. As a former nurse and Midwife I have vast experience in medical recruitment, service delivery , management and working with the NHS , Public and Private sectors. I therefore understand the financial, operational and executive requirements. Resulting in my ability to acknowledge the impact of management decisions on deliverability.”
We are honoured that Laurie has agreed to add JMS to her Non-Exec portfolio and look forward to working with her and strengthening Jigsaw Medical Services as a business.