Laura Lucht MA (Res)

Laura Lucht MA (Res)

Laura Lucht joined the Partnerships Resource Centre as trainee of the Advanced Master in International Development (AMID). This programme is aimed at talented young professionals at the start of their careers in sustainable development. Attention is being paid to complex global problems like poverty and climate change, inclusive entrepreneurship and public-private partnerships. Laura has already completed a multi-disciplinary two-year Research master in Latin American Studies focusing on development strategies, policies addressing issues like poverty and public security and on the relationship between state and civil society. In her research she examined the position of Afro-Uruguayan people in Montevideo. In general, Laura is interested in tackling the issue of inequality. She has volunteering experience at the Dutch Council for Refugees, Peace Brigades International and the SustainaBul and previously she worked at the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) which is part of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).

At the Partnerships Resource Centre Laura is involved in the PPPLab which is a four-year action research programme investigating the relevance, effectiveness and quality of Dutch supported public-private partnerships in the areas of private sector development, food security and water safety. In addition, she works on strategic partnership portfolio management of businesses, investigating the emergence, configuration and management of partnership portfolios.