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Laurence Lindars

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsStudent - Insight Analyst - Marketing Research

Skills

  • Academic Research
  • Analysis and Research
  • Critical Analysis
  • Social Enterprise
  • Communication Skills
  • Food Knowledge
  • Analytical Writing
  • Innovative Thinker
  • Self-motivated

Work history

2017

Insight Analyst

The Knowledge Partnership

Nov 2016 - Sep 2017
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Held a key role in reviewing a leading university’s business school portfolio. The research comprised of interviews with 18 senior members of staff and qualitative analysis of student record data covering the entire UK postgraduate market. • Managed a large project, covering over 20 universities, on student experiences of satellite campuses. The results are to be presented in a workshop, at the 2017 University Market Insight Conference, to a group of up to 40 individuals.

2016

International and Group Claims Department Intern

Leigh Day Legal Services

Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • • Assisted in cross referencing spreadsheets containing the details of over 30,000 claimants from a high-profile case. • Dealt with international clients whilst handling sensitive and confidential information and produced industry standard reports detailing a number of Leigh Day’s significant cases.

2016

Research Intern

Leeds Community Homes

Nov 2015 - May 2016
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • • A summary of the UK’s housing affordability crisis, and the role of community-led housing as a solution, provided essential context and evidence in helping the social enterprise secure £360,000 of funding through a community share offer.

2016

Volunteer

The Real Junk Food Project

Oct 2015 - Sep 2016
  • Leeds, AL, USA
  • Freelance
  • • Took charge of a series of 16 in-depth interviews with volunteers and beneficiaries at The Real Junk Food Project, requiring considerable communication skills and a level of empathy with those involved. • 7 months of ethnographic research involved work in the kitchen, front of house and organising surplus food as it arrived.

2015

Volunteer

Student Action for Refugees

Sep 2014 - May 2015
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • A conversation class project with refugees; owing to the refugees’ diversity in nationality and English-speaking ability these informal lessons required a targeted communication approach.

2016

Poll Clerk and Counting Assistant

Waverley Council/Leeds City Council

Oct 2011 - May 2016
  • Haslemere, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • Initially my work with the council involved counting votes. After presiding over two elections I gained sufficient experience to work as a poll clerk, tasked with manning the polling station and ensuring every voter followed the correct procedure.

Education

Currently

Anthropology of Food

School of Oriental and African Studies

Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Part-time studies.

2016

BA Geography

University of Leeds

Sep 2013 - Sep 2016
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • • Recieved 1st Class Honours • Awarded the Joanna Stillwell prize for my undergraduate dissertation.

Awards

2016

Joanna Stillwell Prize

University of Leeds

  • • Awarded the Joanna Stillwell prize after my undergraduate dissertation, which considered the role of food aid in austerity Britain, received the highest mark in the School of Geography. The research is one of only a few available for reference for future students.