Laura Turkington

Laura Turkington

Laura heads up the EY Global Corporate Responsibility Commercial and Innovation team, leading EY’s global social impact portfolio. The collaborative initiatives spearheaded by Laura and her team have positively impacted the lives of more than 145 million people in five years.   

Laura is an international disruptor with a 25-year career across 10 countries. Prior to joining EY, she spent a decade at Vodafone, where she was responsible for driving the global innovation agenda. Laura has been active in CSR for 15 years, championing sustainability, education and technology for good. She developed Vodafone’s global sustainable business strategy, built and implemented new social investment strategies and oversaw charitable foundations in Tanzania, India and Ireland.  

Fearless professionally and personally, Laura has dived with sharks, skied the world’s highest ski slope and climbed to Everest basecamp. Passionate about social causes, she once drove a rickshaw across India, generating global media coverage and critical funding for women’s empowerment and has worked on the frontline of charities in Africa.    

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



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