Laurie Fitch is a Partner in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners. For over 25 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 worked for Morgan Stanley, most recently as 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 Artisan Partners and TIAA-CREF, where she was one of the largest investors in the global industrials, utility and infrastructure sectors. Ms. Fitch has a BA in Arabic and an M.A. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where she is Chair of the University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and a recipient of the 1820 Graduate Award. Ms. Fitch is a Trustee of The American University in Cairo and serves as a co-opted member of both the Audit and Finance & Operations sub-committees of the Tate Board of Trustees.