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 TIAA-CREF and Artisan Partners L.P., where she invested in the global industrials, utility and infrastructure sectors. Ms. Fitch is currently a Non-Executive Director of EDP (Energias de Portugal, SA) and Enquest PLC. She is a Trustee of The American University in Cairo, Chair of the Board of Advisors of Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, and she serves on the Audit and Finance and Operations sub-committees of the Tate Board of Trustees. Ms. Fitch has a BA in Arabic and an MA from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.