Laura is sustainability consultant with five years experience coordinating programs and research related to water and environmental stewardship.
Scottish but born and raised in Hong Kong, Laura has lived and worked across Jordan, Egypt, China, United Kingdom, Uganda and Bangladesh. Recently relocated to Silicon Valley to work on an environmental technology startup. Interested in innovation in water conservation, renewable energy and carbon reduction and sequestration.
Water risks to business are intensifying as is the imperative to demonstrate sound stewardship of environmental resources – to shareholders, communities, customers and consumers.Corporate water stewardship allows companies to identify and manage these business risks, improve efficiency and mitigate adverse impacts on ecosystems as well as contribute to more sustainable environmental management.
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Laura's work has focused on the integrated and participatory processes and systems thinking fundamental to the sustainable development of water resources and services. Experienced in sustainability, corporate social responsibility, environmental policy and water resource management.
Laura holds degrees with top honours in Water Sciences and Governance, Watsan engineering, International Development and Political Science. Before consulting, Laura worked across diverse geographies on a Zero Carbon building in Hong Kong with Arup, a transboundary water resource management program with the Nile Project, a water and sanitation project in the Syrian refugee camps and host communities with Jordan's Ministry of Water, a renewable energy project in Bangladesh with the Grameen Foundation, a sustainable agriculture project with Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment as well as researching and designing a $3M urban water governance program for Oxfam. Find a full list of projects, publications and interests here.