Laura Franco Henao

Laura is a project manager at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a world-wide leading charity launched in 2010 to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. They develop and promote the idea of a circular economy and work with businesses, academia, policymakers, and institutions to mobilise systems solutions at scale.Laura manages the design, creation and delivery of learning experiences, workshops and resources for specific business functions within the 2000+ organisation network.

Previously, she led the production of the Circular Economy Show and the foundation’s podcast, where they showcase innovations, discuss big ideas and share disruptive stories to inspire action towards the circular economy.Laura holds a Masters in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies with one of the twenty-two annual Ramón Areces Foundation Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies. She has also received the National Excellence Award awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training for her studies in economics.