Lauren joined SYSTEMIQ driven by a passion to scale solutions that create high social, environmental and economic value. Her primary focus is on the Circular Economy: she worked out analyses of investment opportunities in the space for the ‘Achieving Growth Within’ project, and is now working on business opportunities to scale urban farming.
She combines experience with financial transaction services, environmental services, and advisory. As an Associate at McKinsey, she led key components of growth programs and business plans for private and public organisations, mostly in funding of start-ups & SMEs, sustainability, employment services and high-tech industries across Europe, Africa and North America. Before that, she worked within the KPMG financial due diligence team and within the Sales Management team of Veolia Environment.
Lauren’s academic background is in Finance and Entrepreneurship with ESCP Europe and the American University of Washington D.C. In her spare time she enjoys dancing and athletic yoga.