Laura Kakon

Chief Growth & Strat Off., Honoris United Universities

Laura Kakon is Chief Growth and Strategy Officer at Honoris United Universities, the first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions which joins the expertise of its member institutions to develop world-class African Human talent. As an experienced and accomplished executive, Laura plays a critical leadership role by driving numerous strategic initiatives that reflect the Honoris strategy for reshaping education to equip students with 21st century competencies for the new world of work.
Laura has served in key positions in both the education and corporate sectors including 11 years at the L’Oréal Group where she held several global management positions covering the USA, Europe, and Asia – roles that catalyzed her brand building and customer acquisition expertise. Laura is a graduate of the ESCP Business School and Université Paris Dauphine.