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Laura Turley


Laura has been working with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy program since 2012, first as a Project Officer and currently as an Associate. With a decade of experience in sustainable development research and advising, she has overseen projects on public procurement, infrastructure finance, investment policy and voluntary sustainability standards. 

Laura is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Geneva on the topic of freshwater allocation in contexts of scarcity. 


  • Education

    Master of Sciences – Water Science, Policy and Management (2012), University of Oxford, U.K.

    Bachelor of Arts – International Development (2009), McGill University, Canada

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