Laura Herman is a Managing Director at FSG and has worked with corporate, foundation and nonprofit clients to address a wide range of global issues. Laura currently leads FSG's Global Health impact area. She has led research in dozens of countries in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America where she has evaluated in-country operations of partners, assessed impact and opportunities for new initiatives, and developed relationships for long-term strategic initiatives. She has published several papers and frequently represents FSG speaking at conferences around the world. She was most recently the author of FSG's paper for the UN's Every Woman Every Child effort, "Private Enterprise for Public Health" examining opportunities for companies to created shared value through a focus on maternal and child health.
Laura started her career at Deloitte Consulting, focused on large-scale organizational change initiatives. In addition to her client work, Laura took a leave of absence in 2004 to work in Tanzania, where she conducted cost analyses of various social marketing programs for Population Services International. She holds an MBA with Certificate in Public and Nonprofit Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MA in International Policy Studies from Stanford University, and a BBA in International Business from University of Michigan. She is a Term Member on the Council for Foreign Relations; a Board Member of Village Reach; and an Advisor to Ashoka University.