Laura joined Pioneers Post as a multimedia journalist in November 2020. She previously worked as a freelancer at the BBC World Service and was an intern with Bloomberg News.
Laura graduated in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Salford with first class honours in July 2020. Before going into journalism, she had a 14-year career as a professional ballet dancer. Born and raised in France, she worked in Germany for four years before moving to the UK to join Scottish Ballet in 2010. She now lives in the north west of England.
INTERVIEW: How can impact investors give a meaningful role to people with lived experience in their decision-making? In the UK, the Venture Studio from Crisis is doing just that. We talk to CEO Matt Downie.
Laura Joffre reports from the GIIN Investor Summit in the Hague, where impact investors cheer the growth of the market – with a few caveats – and where busy dealmaking seems oddly undisturbed by the prospect of an imminent recession.
Calls for more humanity, humility – and regulation – came from leading impact investing figures this week, as 1,500 delegates from over 63 countries gathered in the Hague for the Global Impact Investing Network's Investor Forum.
"Psychological milestone" essential to raise credibility of the industry, but GIIN CEO Amit Bouri warns against complacency as "negative forces" could impede growth of the market – we report from the GIIN Investor Forum in the Hague.