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Anna Laycock Lead Strategist, The Finance Innovation Lab 

Anna Laycock - Lead Strategist, The Finance Innovation Lab

Anna leads the Finance Innovation Lab’s work for a financial system that serves people and planet. She coordinates the Lab’s programmes with innovators developing sustainable business models, campaigners calling for a more democratic, responsible and fair financial system, and established finance professionals seeking to repurpose their work. 

Prior to joining The Lab, Anna was Ethics and External Affairs Manager at Ecology Building Society, where she led the Society’s communications, public affairs and impact measurement. She also represented the Society on the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) Communications and Impact Metrics expert groups. 

Anna is a Trustee of the New Economy Organisers Network, and has previously worked in international development, campaigning, research and community development. She holds an MSc in Global Ethics and a Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma. 

Anna is a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) and an Associate of the Institute for Social Banking.

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