Chairman | OneGlobalVenture
Laura Anderson is an International Company Director, Entrepreneur and Global Philanthropist.
Laura is a Governor and Board Member of the AmCham and has recently been appointed as Chair of the AmCham Future Industries Initiative.
Childhood dream job?
Born Free, Out of Africa, I Dream of Jeannie, Gilligan’s Island.
Favourite fictional character and why?
Galadriel from Lord of the Rings... The Power of Light...
If you had a superpower, what would it be?
What historical event do you wish you were either a part of, or were able to experience?
Martin Luther King... I have a dream, JFK... Cuban Missile Crisis, Thomas Jefferson... Bill of Rights.
Driving force in your life?
Empowering the Future.
Most rewarding part about your job?
Who do you most admire?
Something that your social media followers don’t know about you?
I love to meditate, walk the ocean beach and embrace yoga at my farm in Cape Schanck, Victoria, Australia.
Personal motto that helps you power through obstacles?
Lead, Follow or Please Step Out of the Way... “Opt-in”... You look at things and ask “why”, I look at things and ask “why not” (GBS).
Biggest roadblock in your career, and how were you able to overcome it?
Fear of failure/success/judgement... Looking fear straight in the eye... Trusting in your core essence and value system.
The biggest risk you took?
Staying the course... in spite of all adversity... because it was the right thing to do.
Proudest moment so far?
The birth and development of my children and immediate family members (Notnebs).
First line of your obituary?
She loved... purely, deeply, broadly.
Dream dinner companion?
Barack Obama. Nelson Mandela. Marie Curie.
Best advice you ever received?
Lead with your Heart, then your Head, then your Hands...
Animal that best matches your leadership style?
What is one hobby you would love to get into?
Singing, painting and many, many other things...
What book are you reading now?
If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?
If you could write a book about your life, what would the title be and why?
If you could only have three apps on your smartphone, which would you pick?
Headspace, Apple Music and the App Store.
What’s your go-to productivity trick?
Just Do It.
What is the first holiday destination you are looking to visit once we can safely travel again?
Lewa in Kenya, Africa and anywhere else life’s journey takes me.