Laura Curtze
Associate Director

Laura is an Associate Director at Ergon with extensive experience in advising and working with companies, public organisations and multi-stakeholder initiatives on human rights issues.

Laura supports a range of clients on:

  • Human rights due diligence and strategy
  • Value chain risk and saliency assessments
  • Gap assessments and benchmarking
  • Grievance mechanisms and remedy
  • Training and capacity-building

Recent projects she has led include human rights saliency assessments and action plans for clients in different sectors, strategic advice on human rights KPIs and targets, support in developing governance and due diligence on human rights as well as building internal capacity for implementation. She regularly facilitates and speaks at business and human rights conferences, workshops and events.

Laura previously led UN Global Compact Network Germany’s social sustainability programme. As Director for Human Rights and Labour, she represented the Network vis-à-vis international and national stakeholders and was a member of the German federal government’s stakeholder working group on business and human rights.

Laura holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from the Geneva Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies and a B.A. in political science from the University of Munich.