Lawrence holds a post Graduate Diploma in Project planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute. the Bachelor of Development Studies degree from Gulu University (Uganda) and has also attended short courses in computer skills as well as numerous learning and training workshops.

Before joining CSU in 2014 , Lawrence worked with Network for Community Development Services as both the Community Development Coordinator and Ag. Project Manager respectively on the Wayfoward project in 2012/2013. Lawrence has also worked with Integrated Community Based Initiatives (ICOBI) as a Social worker on the OVC Empower project between 2009/2012 as well as with Good Care Uganda Foundation as a Social worker between 2008/2009.Lawrence has also done research work as a Research Assistant with National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Research International among others and has a passion for working with vulnerable communities to improve their standards of living.