Laura Werner manages several of Blue Action Fund’s grants and develops the Grant Programme. She also advances our Environmental and Social Management System. Prior to joining Blue Action Fund in 2018, Laura completed internships with the German Foreign Service in the USA and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Jordan.
Laura received a master’s degree in International Relations through the joint programme of Humboldt University of Berlin, Free University of Berlin and University of Potsdam. She also holds a BA in American Studies and Political Science from Free University of Berlin and has studied abroad at the University of Minnesota and Princeton University. In her free time, Laura volunteers as a mentor to first-generation college students.