SailingStone Capital Partners LLC
Laura is a founding partner of SailingStone Capital Partners, a concentrated global natural resources public equity manager. She is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with Endowments, Foundations and Family Offices which represent the majority of the Firm’s investors and capital. Previously, Laura was a Principal at RS Investments where she developed the Endowment, Foundation and Family Office investor channel for the global natural resources strategy, raising over $3 billion in institutional capital and enabling the formation of SailingStone. Prior to RS Investments, Laura was a Partner at Grail Partners where she co-headed sales and investor relations for the Firm, its investee companies and advisory clients. Laura previously headed marketing at Goldman Sachs Investment Management, Citi Alternative Investments, Merrill Lynch Debt Markets, and Chase Manhattan. She earned her B.A. from the University of Virginia, her M.B.A. from the Anderson School at UCLA, holds the Chartered Alternative Analyst designation and the Series 7, 63, 24 and 22 securities licenses. Laura is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan, a mentor with American Corporate Partners which assists U.S. Military personnel as they seek to re-enter civilian employment and a volunteer with Best Friends Animal Society. Originally from Atlanta, Laura lives on New York City’s Upper West Side with her husband and two French Bulldogs.