Lauren McGilp co-founded BRAUS Foundation in 2022 alongside long-time likeminded friend, Renato Dos Santos and husband, Alex Queiroz. Born in Melbourne Australia, Lauren has spent most of her life living and travelling overseas for great periods of time, pouring herself into passion projects whilst managing a successful career in senior roles within the corporate world.  Her  ongoing studies of philosophy fuelling a shift away from running profitable businesses into a philanthropic focused lifestyle.  


An avid believer in the impact of kindness and the possibility of change, Laurens’ dedication to humankind has already taken her to orphanages, shelters, monasteries, deprived communities, non-for-profits and beyond.  


A dedicated humanitarian, Lauren believes compassion and kindness can change the world.  Lauren leads BRAUS Foundation today.