Courtney is passionate about health and environmental sustainability -- she believes in clean living and advocates for companies to adopt frameworks for healthier product development and responsible health-related marketing claims.
She is an avid traveler of over 50 countries, embracing local cultures, customs, and foods - and never turns down an opportunity for adventure: she's been deep-water scuba diving with bull sharks, sailing from Greece to Croatia, meditating at a yoga retreat in Sri Lanka, flying to the top of Mt. Everest, backpacking through India, piranha-fishing in the Amazon, and floating in Jordan's Dead Sea.
In her professional life, Courtney is the VP of Strategic Business Development for the asthma and allergy friendly® Certification run by the international scientific standards body Allergy Standards Ltd. and the patient advocacy group The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), based in New York City.
She is also Chair of the Future Leaders Board for a leading Irish business organization, the IIBN, and recently served as a delegate on a Trade Mission to Ireland and Northern Ireland and met with Senators and City Officials to build stronger relationships, trade, and investment between the U.S. and Ireland.
This year, Courtney was selected to attend the UN Assembly on the theme “Innovation & Collaboration for a Sustainable World," and was named an Outstanding Young Leader based on work involvement, achievements, and interest in sustainable development with the United Nations.
Courtney earned her MBA from the University of Pisa while living in Italy, and recently completed her Certificate in Disruptive Strategy at Harvard Business School. Prior to her role at Allergy Standards, she managed strategy and growth for Adept Technology and was based in Dubai.
Courtney was recently named a One Young World Delegate and Youth Health Programme Scholar, from a pool of 2000+ applicants from more than 150 countries, to tackle and devise solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.