Laura Scott

Head of Impact Investment
Save the Children

Laura is the Head of Impact Investment at Save the Children and leads the Impact Investment Fund. Laura is responsible for the investment pipeline and portfolio of investments and management and administration of the Fund.

Prior to this, Laura worked in Kenya as a Principal at Open Capital Advisors where she worked with investors and early-stage businesses across a number of countries in Africa and Asia. Her work included screening investment opportunities, helping businesses become investment ready, conducting due diligence and supporting transactions.

Laura started her career at Accenture and spent six years in management consulting, primarily in the energy, financial services and not-for-profit sectors. From 2014 to 2016 Laura was Head of Strategy at Save the Children Australia and also spent a year being seconded to Save the Children International in London.


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