Laura is our ESG (environmental, social and governance) Officer and a member of the firm's Global Research team. Before joining the firm, Laura was an investment consultant at Mercer Investments/Evaluation Associates, specializing in not-for-profit clients. In this capacity, she was a liaison to Mercer's responsible investment research team. Before that, she was an associate director at RogersCasey and the principal consultant at Kunkemueller Consulting; she began her career in the insurance industry. Laura earned a bachelor's degree in history from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management, and a master's degree in coaching and consulting for change from Oxford University/HEC. She is a current trustee of the Berklee College of Music, a former director of USRowing and an internationally credentialed rowing referee.