Laurie is a successful businessman and the current owner of a family operated Turf Farm business in the Yarramalong Valley.
Laurie has been active in many community issues in the area for decades. He has fought to keep the community free from the Wallarah 2 Coal Mine and Warnervale Regional airport. He has had years of experience in dealing with the worst aspects of the old Wyong Council and is determined to see residents get a better deal under the new Central Coast Council.
Laurie is happily married and the proud father of three adult children.