Lauren is working on place-based impact investing with a focus on Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) as Programme Coordinator. Prior to joining the Institute, Lauren started her career at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in 2015. She worked in the business management team for UK Funds before moving to Multi-Asset Solutions as an Investment Specialist, and later Global Alternatives covering macro strategies funds. Lauren studied Economics at Warwick University. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys yoga and meditation, playing the guitar, reading, and exploring nature.