Lawrence Mottram is the Grants and Finance Specialist for the Ocean Program. In this role, Lawrence will work closely with colleagues in the Ocean Program to provide grants and contract, and financial management, specifically for the multi-donor funded Ocean Panel.

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

Lawrence completed a Master's degree at UCL in Education and International Development in 2019, and volunteered with education charities in Sierra Leone and Tanzania in 2018. Prior to that, Lawrence worked as a financial analyst in the private sector. In his spare time, he enjoys a running club in East London, playing piano and writing.