Laura joined Plan Zheroes as CEO on 1st October 2015. Laura comes to Plan Zheroes from the homelessness sector where she was developing learning, training and employability programmes for homeless people, including a food growing project and a bakery social enterprise. She witnessed first-hand how food can transform peoples' lives and is passionate about the issue of food poverty. Laura also co-founded and operated a café/coffee roasting business operating in Warsaw, Poland and previously worked as an equity research analyst for several international banks. She has an MBA from Columbia University in New York and a BA in Economics from Princeton University.