Laura Pando-Martínez has over 15 years’ experience in the production of international live music events. She was the Sustainability Manager at Festival Republic from 2011 to 2015 where her main focus was to embed sustainable practice and systems into Latitude, Electric Picnic, Reading and Leeds festivals. Laura’s expertise lays in organisational change, staff, contractors and audience’s engagement, carbon reduction strategies (including sustainable travel and energy and waste management). She achieved important carbon reductions and largely improved the company’s environmental performance across the board. Since 2016, Laura is Managing Director at Julie’s Bicycle, the leading organisation in the implementation of sustainable measures in the cultural and creative sector in the United Kingdom, working with institutions such as the Arts Council England, Royal Museums Greenwich, London Philharmonic Orchestra, the BRIT Awards and the National Theater.