Paul Laurent is National Consumer Law Center’s Director of Leadership Giving and Engagement, working closely with major donors to increase support for NCLC’s activities through individual major gifts, cy pres awards, annual giving, planned giving, special events, law firm and corporate support, and direct mail appeals.

Prior to joining NCLC, Paul was Director of Development at NF Northeast, a rare disease patient advocacy organization. Paul has also held senior major gifts roles at United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, where he worked closely with senior executives in the financial, professional services and legal communities, and at the Animal Rescue League of Boston.

Paul also worked in business and academia for more than two decades in the United Kingdom. He holds a BA in International Relations from Tufts University and a Masters in International Studies from the University of Birmingham, England. Paul currently serves as an elected member to his town’s School Committee.