Lauren Ellis BA (Hons)

Communications Advisor

Kaitohutohu Pāpāho—Communications Advisor 

As Communications Advisor, Lauren is responsible for seeking out and creating content that showcases the work of Wellington UniVentures. Working with internal and external stakeholders, Lauren is responsible for growing and managing different channels to tell our stories and engage both science and general media. 

Lauren has a diverse background in communications, working in the tourism industry and not for profit sector, developing communications strategies and marketing campaigns, generating national media coverage and growing brand and product recognition.

Originally from London, Lauren moved to New Zealand in June 2019 to start a new adventure. After gaining a BA Hons studying in Canterbury in the UK and Indiana in the US, Lauren travelled solo around Australia before returning to London to start her career. Now living in Wellington, Lauren enjoys exploring the region’s beautiful coastlines and can often be found running along the South Coast or planning her next trip to see more of New Zealand.