Laura Turkington
Global Director, Corporate Responsibility (Commercial and Innovation), EY

Laura leads the EY Global Corporate Responsibility Commercial and Innovation team, responsible for developing EY Ripples projects and strategic collaborations. She brings over 20 years’ experience working across the private, non-profit and government sectors in more than 10 countries.

Prior to joining EY, Laura spent a decade at Vodafone, where she was responsible for driving the global innovation agenda. She also held several purpose-led roles including developing Vodafone’s global sustainable business strategy, as well as building and implementing new social investment strategies in Tanzania, India and Ireland.

Among other past experiences, Laura has driven a rickshaw across India in the name of women’s empowerment. She has also spent six months living on a deserted island, dedicated to marine conservation, and brings this zeal for positive change to her work every day.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Manchester.