Meet the Speaker: Laura Watt, EVP Human Resources, Diageo

Laura joined Diageo as the Human Resources Director, Diageo Business Services in September 2017 and was appointed as the EVP for HR, North America in January 2020.

Laura has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources and Transformation leadership roles within CPG organisations and business consulting.

Prior to Diageo she spent 6 years with SABMiller based in the UK and Switzerland leading organisational transformation for several global operating model projects. Laura started her career with Accenture where she spent 15 years in South Africa and the UK developing and implementing a variety of transformation and organisational change programmes for global and regional organisations.

Laura was born in South Africa to Irish parents but left SA in 1999 and has since lived in London, Switzerland and now New York.