The corporate world has an increasing responsibility to act as a force for good and help solve society’s toughest challenges. Innovation and collaboration are paramount to making this a reality.

Laura Turkington

EY Global Corporate Responsibility Commercial and Innovation Leader

Ocean lover. Adventure seeker. Constantly challenging the status quo and hunting down new ways to do things. Passionate about making an impact.

Laura leads the EY Global Corporate Responsibility Commercial and Innovation team, responsible for developing EY Ripples projects and strategic collaborations. She brings over 20 years’ experience working across the private, nonprofit and government sectors in more than 10 countries.

Prior to joining EY, Laura spent a decade at Vodafone, where she was responsible for driving the global innovation agenda. She also held several purpose-led roles including developing Vodafone’s global sustainable business strategy, as well as building and implementing new social investment strategies in Tanzania, India and Ireland.

Among other past experiences, Laura has driven a rickshaw across India in the name of women's empowerment. She has also spent six months living on a deserted island, dedicated to marine conservation, and brings this zeal for positive change to her work every day.   

Laura holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Manchester.

How Laura is building a better working world

“My team and I have the incredible opportunity to work with a diverse and committed community who are passionate about social and environmental change.

Our goal is to create sustained positive impact by connecting this network of change agents with the energy, knowledge and experience of EY people.

Collaboration is essential to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals and building a better working world for all. By creating lasting and meaningful relationships, we can achieve together what none of us could achieve alone.”

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