Lauren is an internationally renowned sustainability and urban resilience expert. She is Co-founder & Executive Director of the Resilient Cities Network – the world’s leading urban resilience organization, representing members in over 100 cities and 47 countries worldwide. Her focus is building the capacity of cities, communities and individuals to respond to climate change and to increase equity and well being. As a certified holistic health counselor and yoga instructor, she takes a systems approach to all she does. A New Jersey native, Lauren lived and worked in Belgium, Peru, the Philippines, Spain, Thailand, the UK and Viet Nam before settling in Singapore. Lauren brings nearly two decades of experience in sustainable finance, nutrition and international cooperation to Grobrix.