Lara gained a high distinction in graphic and textile design at the University of New South Wales before joining the four-man team at Alphabet Studio, Sydney. She stayed for six years before moving to London to set up its satellite operation.
She has worked primarily in the arts and cultural sectors and her previous clients included The Sydney Festival, MAAS Museum of Applied arts and Sciences, The Australian Museum, Seymour Centre, Musica Viva, Belvoir St Theatre, the Wildlife Justice Commission and classical music start-ups such as the Merz Trio in New York.
Since joining Johnson Banks in 2017, she has been a key creative driver on the Duolingo, Historic Houses and Action for Children rebrands.
In her spare time she perfects recipes from her dual hometowns of Singapore and Sri Lanka, collages and paints, attends gigs and dreams of swimming in the ocean.