Laura Smith

Laura Smith


‘The work conducted by HPP in advocating for patients and influencing meaningful policy change is inspiring. Working as a Researcher, I aim to contribute actionable health policy insights to ultimately improve patient care.’


Laura joined The Health Policy Partnership in October 2021 as a Researcher, working across a number of projects.

Before joining HPP, Laura worked for three years at a London-based pharmaceutical market access consultancy, Access Infinity Ltd. She was responsible for leading research across multiple therapy areas, including autoimmune diseases, kidney diseases, asthma, insomnia, non-tuberculosis mycobacterium infection and multiple rare diseases. Her research spanned geographies including Europe, the United States and Asia Pacific regions. Laura has authored five abstracts for the ISPOR Value in Health journal, presenting posters at corresponding international conferences.

She has also volunteered for Diabetes UK, leading peer-support group discussions and delivering presentations on nutritional management.

Laura holds a Master’s in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition from University College London, with her dissertation focusing on healthcare utilisation in older adults living with frailty or sarcopenia. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Imperial College London.