Fruition Founder and Director of People & Talent Lauren Hogan, is an experienced talent sector leader and human capital advisor, skilled in delivering business outcomes through people.

Her career record is of performing best in challenging environments, negotiating and representing others, delivering against commercial targets and applying successful policy and strategic visions in business; having done so within ASX listed companies, government bodies, family businesses and international firms. By providing a broad range of leadership, advice and services including recruitment and HR consulting, Lauren provides scalable solutions to identify and recruit business critical talent for organisations and advises on corporate talent decision making and strategy.

Passionate about tackling complex issues that ultimately derive lasting benefits to communities, particularly across Greater Geelong and regional Victoria, Lauren is committed to leading and influencing long-term outcomes to increase local talent, jobs, growth and economic viability and is often invited to contribute to the community conversation on these issues.

Over the course of her career, Lauren’s consistent exposure to a broad range of influential stakeholders has been instrumental in building strong levels of goodwill and lasting relationships. Through her exceptional communication and business partnering skills, she has a proven track record of shaping strategic imperatives that deliver community benefits and support sustainable growth.

Lauren helps employers realise their people objectives through the attraction and retention of the most sought after talent while mitigating risk. She helps regional organisations to better understand the markets they operate within, or the markets they hope to enter and provides the regional talent they need to make it work; bringing together experience, technology, people and services to deliver innovative and transformational solutions to businesses.

A Geelong local, Lauren loves collaboration, behavioural psychology, writing, community involvement, good wine, music, theatre, art, travel and wellness.