Managing Director, Strategic Partnerships, London
Laura Coquis is Managing Director, Strategic Partnerships, based in London. She joined OMERS in 2018. She has 17 years’ experience in fundraising, investor relations, corporate/leverage finance and M&A.
Laura joined OMERS from BC Partners’ investor relations team, where she was a Partner and head of investor relations management from 2009-2018. During her years at BC Partners, her responsibilities encompassed fundraising, managing existing funds, executing co-investments and BC’s successful GP-led secondary in 2017. Before BC Partners, Laura worked for Atlantic Pacific in London, where she was a principal, focused on fund formation and project management. She also spent five years with Lehman Brothers’ corporate and leveraged finance group, latterly as a director.
Laura holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BA from Harvard.
Laura previously chaired the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association’s (BVCA) Investor Relations Advisory Group for two years, and is currently a member of the BVCA’s Limited Partner Committee.
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