LAURA WALKER HUDSON
Laura leads the Foundation behind the award-winning free desktop SMS management platform, FrontlineSMS.
Prior to this she worked for British Red Cross, working on humanitarian policy and learning, focussed on innovation, urbanisation, cash transfer programming and civil-military relations, as well as strategic planning. Laura also served for three years as Secretary of the NGO-Military Contact Group. She remains a Steering Group member for Enhancing Learning and Research in Humanitarian Action (ELRHA) and a member of the Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC) reference group.
Laura is also a committed activist for the rights of the UK’s Gypsy and Traveller community, and holds an LL.B (Hons) in Law, French and German from the University of the West of England, Bristol, and an LL.M in International Development Law and Human Rights from Warwick University.