Laura Campos is a member of Economic Liberties’ Board of Directors. She has nearly two decades of experience engaging public corporations on topics with implications for climate change and inequality. As Director of the Nathan Cummings Foundation’s Corporate and Political Accountability program, Laura employs both grantmaking and active ownership strategies to address the ways in which corporations can both help and hinder progress on climate change and inequality.
In her prior role as the Director of Shareholder Activities at NCF, Laura successfully engaged public corporations on topics including corporate political expenditures, renewable energy commitments, diversity and executive compensation. Laura is the 2019 recipient of the Joan Bavaria Award for her work to transform capital markets into a system that balances economic prosperity with social and environmental concerns.
Before joining NCF, Laura served as a Financial Advisor Associate at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. She has also worked on projects for the Arcus Foundation, the Aga Khan Foundation and Christian Aid. Her work has been covered by numerous publications and her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and The International Business Times, among others. Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the College of Wooster and an M.Sc., Economics from the London School of Economics.