As Managing Director, Global Environmental Affairs and Sustainability at United Airlines, Lauren is responsible for leading United?s environmental sustainability strategy, including decarbonization, sustainable aviation fuel, environmental compliance, and waste, water and energy programs. This portfolio supports United?s goal of achieving 100% green by zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050. Lauren is a business leader focused on the relationship between innovation and environmental sustainability. With 20 years consulting experience, Lauren has led a variety of initiatives addressing business and digital transformation, strategic planning, and change management that yield environmental and operational benefit. Lauren has earned her MBA from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts degree in environmental science from Bucknell University. She is a certified Change Management Advanced Practitioner through Georgetown University and PMP Certified.