Laurie Less is currently employed as the Shared Services executive at the Film and Publication Board, the content regulator and agency of the Department of Communications. She was previously employed as the Executive manager at Wits university Clear-AA a specialist M&E centre and in various government agencies. She has over 12 years experience as an Executive and has held strategic leadership roles over the past 16 years in various highly complex organizations. In the development sector she worked as a senior programme manager for both Swedish SIDA and the Open Society Foundation of South Africa. Her skills are in end-to-end operations services such as Strategy making, HR, ICT, Communications and Marketing as well as Stakeholder Relations.