Laura Ovies is a Project Manager on EAT’s Engagement team. In this role, Laura’s main responsibility is managing the EAT Dinner and contributing to a portfolio of projects for the Stockholm Food Forum, EAT’s flagship event.
Additionally, she is coordinating “Deloitte’s EAT Lancet Business Translation” project, which is meant to translate the global EAT-Lancet Commission scientific report on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems to what it means for the private sector in the food and beverage value chain. Laura has previously project managed the scientific launch of such landmark report, which was presented worldwide starting in January 2019.
Laura’s professional background is in sustainability & CSR, corporate communications & public affairs, and project management & coordination. She has over 10 years of experience both in-house and in non-profit and consulting sectors. Prior to joining EAT in August 2018, she worked in various positions in multinational companies such as Johnson & Johnson and Endesa, the business association “Sustainability Excellence Club”, the Foundation for the Research in Health (FUINSA), and the European Commission.
Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences from the Catholic University of Avila, and has undertaken environmental studies at the Albert Ludwigs University in Freiburg in Briesgau in Germany. In addition, she holds an international master’s degree in Sustainable Development from EOI Business School, and a post-graduate diploma in Corporate Responsibility Management from IE Business School. Laura is a Spanish national.