Laura Graen (Copyright: Nadine Zeidler)
Laura Graen (Copyright: Nadine Zeidler)

Get in touch

Mobile: + 49 1577 259 22 47
Email: graen@lauragraen.de
Skype: lgraen
Twitter: www.twitter.com/lgraen
Facebook: www.facebook.com/lgraen
Encrypted messaging: Threema and Signal

Get in touch via snail mail

Laura Graen
P.O. Box 42 02 11
12062 Berlin


2004 – 2013: Studies of Cultural Anthropology and Intercultural Communication Studies (M.A.) at Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
M.A. Thesis: Opening Malawi’s Tobacco Black Box (2012)

Work experience

2013 – current: Freelance journalist & tobacco control expert
2004 – current: Policy Advisor for Unfairtobacco
(Policy analysis, research, international networking, campaigning, social media)
2003 – 2004: Volunteer year at Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development (Blue 21 e.V.), Founding of Unfairtobacco

Recent media appearances

February 2016, Deutschlandfunk Nova: Eine Stunde Talk (one hour talk programme about me and my advocacy for the regulation of tobacco industry; German only)

November 2016, Bayern 2: Heat Not Burn – Die Zukunft des Rauchens (programme about e-cigarettes and the tobacco industry, my contribution was a description of tobacco industry marketing strategies; German only)

Membership in professional networks


2006 – 2011: Scholarship of Heinrich Böll Foundation