Laurie Fitch is a Partner in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in London. For over 20 years, Ms. Fitch has developed deep domain knowledge and relationships as both an equity investor and as a banker, in the process becoming a trusted advisor to senior decision makers around the globe. Prior to joining PJT Partners, Ms. Fitch spent four years in the Global Power and Global Industrials groups at Morgan Stanley, most recently as Co-Head of the Global Industrials Group in Europe. Before that, Ms. Fitch spent the majority of her career as an Analyst and Portfolio Manager at two of the world’s largest active asset managers – as a Partner at Artisan Partners L.P. and as a Managing Director at TIAA-CREF, where she invested in the global industrials, utility and infrastructure sectors. Ms. Fitch has a BA in Arabic and an MA from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where she is Chair of the University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. Ms. Fitch also serves on both the Audit and Finance and Operations subcommittees of the Tate Board of Trustees.