Lauren joined Oxenwood in January 2019 having recently moved to the United Kingdom from South Africa. Lauren completed her accounting articles at Grant Thornton and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Prior to joining Oxenwood, Lauren worked as a Financial Manager at Hyprop Investments Limited, a listed property entity on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, where she gained financial and operational property experience. Lauren also audited various other property portfolios during her articles and managerial career at Grant Thornton. Prior to working at Hyprop, Lauren worked as a Senior Audit Manager at Grant Thornton and latterly in the non-profit sector as a Financial Manager with project accounting and risk and compliance experience.