She is responsible for KfW’s investments in several structured funds focused on agricultural financing (f.ex. the Africa Agriculture and Trade Fund – AATIF, or the Lending for African Farming Company – LAFCo). Her regional focus lies on Southern Africa, particularly on financial sector promotion in Zambia. Laura joined KfW in 2013. Previously she has worked for the German Development Institute as well as for the International Organisation for Migration in Ecuador. Her academic background is in Philosophy and Economics.