Laura Overton is an experienced international speaker, author and facilitator with a passion for exploring, challenging and sharing.
Founder of Towards Maturity- the expert learning analysts, Laura's focus has always been on bringing a community together to investigate how learning innovation builds business impact, communicating the findings and facilitating change in the industry.
Tracking the L&D learning innovation journey since 2004, she has authored/ co-authored of over 40 major research reports and, as a regular contributor to industry publications she has written over 300 articles.
As an industry change maker, Laura regularly share good practice findings as a keynote presenter at conferences around the globe and through masterclasses, webinars and seminars. She serves on several advisory boards including the CIPD Professional Map and Learning boards and the OEB Global Council.
Laura was the first female recipient of the Learning and Performance Institute’s Colin Corder Award for outstanding achievement and was also the first recipient of the Learning Technology award for outstanding achievement. In 2018, she was voted the Number 1 mover and shaker in the global e-learning listing and in the top 10 EdTech UK influencers.