Lara was born and raised in Germany, within a Forces environment. From the age of 11 she attended Boarding School in Lancashire and finally attended Newcastle University to study Psychology. She embarked upon a career in Palliative Pharmacy supporting recovering addicts. Lara has over the past 12 years progressed through the various branches of the pharmaceutical industry, eventually settling in the logistics of cold chain pharmaceutical products to patients in the home. Lara also has some experience in marketing, and ready for a new challenge, Lara joined Vallis in March 2019 as part of the New Services team. Having embraced a range of cultures and travelled frequently throughout her life she was attracted to the exciting prospect of working with Vallis and helping them grow. She moved to Bruton, Somerset with her family whereupon she found a keen interest in walking with her dogs and loves to be outdoors in the countryside. Her favourite place to walk so far has been Glen Coe. She enjoys healthy eating and learning new recipes. She has renovated her own house and has developed a love of designing interior spaces. She is also a keen oil painter and enjoys live music and comedy.