Laura provides administrative, organisational and technical support to projects within the Ecosystem Assessment and Policy Support team. This role involves supporting the project leaders in the preparation and follow up of project management plans, administrative documents and technical reports, in project-related financial reporting and event management.
Laura holds a BSc in Natural Sciences from the University of Trieste (Italy), an MSc in Ecology from the University of Durham and a PhD in Zoology from the University of Oxford. She has worked for several years as a conservation scientist mostly on the ecology and conservation of riparian mammals. She also has expertise on grant proposals having been a Research Grants Administrator at the University of Cambridge for a number of years.
The project is focussed on a number of countries, and Laura works mostly with Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia and Grenada by providing administrative, organizational and technical support and liaising with the international partners on project reporting and project organisation.