Laura Allen is a talented female tradesperson with an infectious personality, a passion for her trade and a natural leader. At a young age she identified she wanted to learn a trade and became an electrical apprentice, winning Apprentice of the Year. Laura’s approach and work ethic has led her to be recognised for her capability and leadership. She has spent approximately 10 years working offshore and in 2015 became Woodside’s first female Responsible Person Electrical, meaning Laura was ensuring the safe execution of all electrical work executed on the offshore facility she was based in. In 2018 she moved into a leadership role supervising a team of 80 people offshore. Laura completed 2 overseas assignments 2013 and 2018 in Singapore shipyard leading a diverse and multicultural team. By 2020, she has moved into a temporary office role for 18 months developing more business skills and stepping up as delegate for the General Manager Operations.