Laura Chase

Chief Commercial Officer , WeAre8

Laura Chase is Chief Commercial Officer at WeAre8, a social platform for the love of people and our planet. Laura leads the WeAre8 commercial team, playing an integral role in launching and growing the platform in the UK. As part of this, she has developed partnerships with all agency networks and created WeAre8's Publisher partnership framework – onboarding PinkNews, Hello and The Independent. Prior to WeAre8, Laura was at Hearst where she spearheaded Hearst's social responsibility and sustainability offerings and lead the creative solutions and experiential team. Laura has experience leading high performing sales, partnerships & content teams and is deeply committed to transforming the ad industry by putting people and the planet first.