Laurent has worked with families and family offices worldwide for nearly 40 years, with a focus on strategic wealth management, family wealth advising, family office construction and operations, and international asset management. He was director and managing director at Pictet & Cie, Private Bankers, Geneva and a number of its international affiliates during his 25 years at the firm.
Following his years with Pictet & Cie, Laurent founded Gallatin Wealth Management, an independent wealth advisory and consulting firm that acts as trusted advisor to families of wealth and family offices. Laurent leads or is a member of several investment committees, both private and institutional. He is on the Advisory Board of The UHNW Institute, and is a Fellow and former Board Member at the Family Firm Institute, where he taught the Family Wealth Advising Certificate Program. He has spoken at leading business and wealth industry forums around the world, and has written articles and book contributions pertaining to family, business and wealth.
Swiss by birth, Laurent’s family came to Jackson in 1966. He earned a JD from California Western School of Law in San Diego and a BA from the University of Colorado, and attended the Graduate Institute of International Studies Master’s program in Geneva. Laurent is currently Treasurer of the Special Operators Transition Foundation, and Vice Chair of the National Museum of Wildlife Art.