Lara Honrado is the principal of Georgetown Strategy Consulting, an integrated public affairs, communications and stakeholder engagement firm based in Vancouver. She served as Director of Community Relations for Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson from 2009-2015 and is passionate about engaging underrepresented communities in public life.
Lara began her career in Washington, DC as a reporter covering Capitol Hill for a national newswire service. She went on to work with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus as media director of the first global summit on microfinance. Since then she has served in senior communications and government relations roles in the corporate sector and previous to her work in the Mayor’s Office, was co-founder a multicultural cultural communications and stakeholder engagement firm.
She has served on a number of nonprofit boards focused on intercultural / intergenerational social change and social entrepreneurship and is a lifelong patron of the arts. Educated in the U.S., U.K. and Canada, Lara is a graduate of the University of California Irvine. She is an Action Canada Fellow and currently resides in Vancouver.