Lauren Macleod

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ADN Information and Networking Coordinator: Ms. Lauren Macleod (she/her)


Lauren graduated from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in 2017 with a First-Class BA (Hons) in International Business with Hospitality and Tourism Management. Her research focused on SME tour operator internationalisation in emerging economies.

Working as a Marketing and Events Executive in the Scottish live music industry, she has gained experience in accessibility, digital marketing, website management, event planning and fundraising. Last year, Lauren volunteered with the COP26 Coalition in an Accessibility and Disability Justice Role, where she worked to improve the accessibility, inclusivity and transparency of the civil society COP26 events across Glasgow.

Alongside many ADN volunteers, Lauren is in her final year at the University of Leicester, where she is studying a MSc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management. Her research focuses on Reducing Avoidable Landslide Disaster Deaths in Ecuador, in relation to governance, the Sendai Framework targets 1 and 2 and Sustainable Development Goals 10, 13 and 15. Additionally, Lauren is a student of Spanish and Thai languages.