Laurie Thompson


Office Location: New York City

Phone: +1 212 6993137

Laurie Thompson is a principal within the global Financial Services Practice specializing in investment management.

With 12 years of executive search experience, Laurie conducts mid to senior level searches for traditional and alternative investment management clients. She has successfully placed professionals in senior leadership positions, as well as within investments (CIO, strategy heads, portfolio managers, analysts, product development) and distribution (marketing, sales, client services and investor relations).

Representative clients include single and multi strategy hedge funds, endowments, foundations, family offices, private equity, real estate, hedge fund of funds and traditional asset management firms.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles in 2002, Laurie worked in fundraising for Big Brothers Big Sisters and for two boutique executive search firms focused on investment banking, equity research and capital markets.

Laurie has been an active volunteer and fundraiser with the New York chapter of Inner City Outings, the youth outreach program of the Sierra Club, since 2000.


Laurie received an MA from Ball State University and a BS from SUNY Buffalo.

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