Eva Lazuka-Nicoulaud is the Director, Europe and Africa at the Vision Impact Institute. In her role since September 2018, Eva works with governments, key opinion leaders, non-governmental organizations, professional bodies and other industry partners throughout Europe and Africa to raise awareness and ensure the priority of good vision for citizens of the region.
Eva brings significant experience in the vision care industry to her role from both an expertise and education perspective. Over the past 20 years she has held a variety of international roles in scientific consulting at GIFO, innovation strategy, marketing, communications, and professional affairs at Essilor International. In addition, she has led external influencer engagement, advocacy and strategic lobbying. Most recently she served as head of global key opinion leaders and professional relations, leading advocacy programs with this audience. She has also served as Chief Editor of Points de Vue, the International Review of Ophthalmic Optics.
In addition to her work experience, Eva brings a strong education background to the team. She holds a Master’s Degree in Management, Marketing and Business Development from ESSEC Business School in Paris, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Optics and Contact Lenses from EOL, Optics School in Lille, France. Eva speaks English, French, Polish, and Russian.