Cosmina Popa is an entrepreneur whose experience is firmly rooted in the technology and sustainability sectors. She fell in love with coaching and leadership development whilst working in sustainable business consulting at the Centre for Synchronous Leadership in London. In 2013, she, together with a team based in Washington DC, co-founded the Conscious Venture Lab, a startup accelerator focused on developing socially conscious entrepreneurs. She is the co-author of How to be a Leader with Martin Bjergegaard (part of the School of Life series). She holds an MSc in Environment and International Development from King's College London, and a BA in Liberal Arts from St John's College, Maryland, USA.