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Laura Kwan

Laura Kwan

Support Team
Human Resources Manager

(604) 643-5377

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Laura was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. She graduated from the British Columbia Institution of Technology in 2017, specializing in Human Resources with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She then obtained her CPHR designation in 2019.

Laura started her HR career at Smythe in 2016 as a Human Resources Assistant. Prior to joining Smythe, Laura worked at BCIT as a Classification Analyst for two years where she was notably involved in developing a program for the Federal government that evaluates and recognizes the skills and expertise acquired through military training to fast-track candidates to a new credential and career. As the Human Resources Manager at Smythe, Laura works with staff across all levels and provides HR support that aligns with the Firm’s strategic goals, vision and values. She is also focused on delivering HR business solutions that attract, develop and retain top talent.

When she is not working, Laura enjoys spending time with her dog Niko, binge-watching her favourite Netflix series and knitting.

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