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. 


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Areas of expertise
Public Procurement
Food and Agriculture
Standards and Value Chains
Freshwater Protection
Infrastructure Financing
Investment (Agriculture)
Investment and Sustainable Development
Voluntary Sustainability Standards
Staff type
Master of Sciences – Water Science, Policy and Management , U.K, University of Oxford, 2012
Bachelor of Arts – International Development , Canada, McGill University, 2009
Languages spoken
English, French