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Laura Hillis
Director, Corporate Engagement

Laura is the Director of Corporate Engagement at IGCC and leads the regional implementation of Climate Action 100+ in Australia and New Zealand.

She manages IGCC’s corporate engagement program of work and thematic research on corporate climate change issues relevant to investors. She was a key contributor to the development of the Climate Action 100+ Net Zero Company Benchmark in 2020 and led the development of the initiative’s 2019 and 2020 progress reports.

Prior to joining IGCC in 2019, Laura worked in the banking and insurance sector at both Bank Australia and the Suncorp Group in sustainability and corporate communications. At Bank Australia she led projects including sustainability reporting, modern slavery, reconciliation, and climate change policy. She also has extensive experience engaging with companies on supply chain issues related to biodiversity, deforestation and human rights from her time at Zoos Victoria leading corporate engagement. Laura holds degrees in social psychology and communications from the University of Melbourne and QUT, and has also studied economics, corporate governance and climate policy.