Technical Advisor, Sustainable Tourism
Laura is a natural resources management professional with ten years of experience in (eco) tourism planning, protected area management, and sustainable development evaluation.
As a freelance consultant, Laura has worked in Western USA, South America and Sub‐Saharan Africa for NGOs, governmental institutions, and private businesses.She is a specialist in: stakeholder analysis, strategic planning, sustainable business planning and corporate social responsibility, program/ research design and implementation and capacity building.
Laura has a Ph.D. in Forestry and Conservation Sciences and a MSc. in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Vermont, Laura is well versed in the role of sustainability in conservation, policy and social justice. She speaks fluent in Spanish and English with some conversational German.