Laura serves as the Programme Manager for GOGLA’s ‘Facilitating Access to Finance’ programme, which aims to help increase investments that will allow it to scale up and accelerate the development of the off-grid market, leading to more people benefiting from clean, sustainable and economically viable off-grid lighting and electrification.

Prior to joining GOGLA, Laura worked at Arc Finance, where she oversaw staff training and consumer education efforts related to consumer financing for energy products and services. She also led Arc Finance’s stakeholder engagement on innovations in financing off-grid clean energy.

Laura holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of St Andrews, as well as a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University.

Laura is a rapporteur at the Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables meeting’s Off-grid Investment Exchange on 15 November 2018.