The Team


Systemic Initiatives

Laura Balmond

Laura Balmond

Lead, Make Fashion Circular

Role at the Foundation

Previously a Management consultant, Laura joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2015 after completing her Masters in Environmental Engineering. Her first few years at the Foundation saw her co-author the reports ‘Circular Economy in India Rethinking Growth for Long Term Prosperity’ and ‘A New Textiles Economy - Redesigning Fashion’s Future’. Part of the Make Fashion Circular team from the very beginning, Laura has managed the #WearNext campaign, Jeans Redesign projects, and the co-creation of a vision of a circular economy for fashion. Laura now leads the Fashion work at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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