Laura comes to FSG with previous experience in urban design and planning policy. She has worked on behalf of commercial and governmental clients through South and Southeast Asia, as well as having conducted extensive research on informal settlements in South America.Full bio
Role at FSG
Laura is a consultant at the Mumbai office, focusing primarily on the Inclusive Markets approach area of FSG. She is fascinated by the potential of untapped innovation as a catalyst for development, and believes in the power of market-based solutions in addressing social issues around the globe. Laura is currently working on a project that identifies market failures in the family planning value chain in India, to provide improved services for low income consumers.
Prior to joining FSG, Laura worked as a designer at the India office of Perkins Eastman, where she participated in large-scale urban projects across South and South East Asia. She has also worked on an innovative affordable housing project in her native Bogotá, Colombia, and has conducted extensive research on informal settlements in South America as a research scholar at Cornell University.
- Cornell University, Bachelor of Architecture (Minors: Latin American Studies, Urban and Regional Planning)
- Spanish, English (native fluency)
- Conversational Portuguese, French, and Hindi