Laura McBrown

Managing Director

Award winning MD Laura McBrown has been part of the electronic manufacturing services industry for the past 20 years. A passionate ambassador for Manufacturing in the UK and women in business Laura is the, an EEF Regional Advisory Board Deputy Chair and a member of The Manufacturer Magazine’s Editorial Board.

Now running G&B Electronics, her family business, an electronic manufacturing service provider that specialises in medical devices, aerospace electronics and high end audio products, with her sister Kate. These two women are punching well above their weight, trail blazing the way that contract manufacturing can be approached by embracing a “servitzation” model and driving productivity up and down the supply chain.

Of course none of this is possible without a motivated team. The change to the company’s culture over the lasts 5 years to “Team G&B” has seen Laura and the business being recognised for a number of awards. We all know you can’t win them all but to have been shortlisted against companies such as Jaguar Landrover on more than one occasion is still a win in Laura’s eyes.

A compassionate leader and champion of best practice development Laura has developed a simple and practical approach to achieving manufacturing excellence.