Lawrence Mottram is the Grants and Finance Specialist for the Ocean Program. In this role, Lawrence provides grants & contracts and financial management across the Ocean Program, including for the multi-donor funded Ocean Panel.

Prior to joining WRI, Lawrence previously worked with INGOs Action Against Hunger and Health Poverty Action, managing global programmes across different sectors, including climate, health, nutrition, humanitarian response and disaster risk reduction.

Lawrence has a Master's degree from UCL in Education and International Development and has worked with education charities in Sierra Leone and Tanzania. Prior to that, Lawrence several years' experience as a financial analyst in the private sector. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, playing piano and writing.