Initially trained as an engineer, Laure first spent 10+ years with the corporate Telecom industry in Paris/France, and Chicago/USA. Passionate about Arts and Culture, she eventually chose to reinvent her career to support the non-for-profit sector becoming the Executive Director of the American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet for 6 years. Since her return to France in 2018, she has been advising the non-for-profit sector on strategy planning, fundraising and partnership development. In her role at Chapel & York, she aims at structuring and growing the Fundraising Department worldwide. She sits on the board of the Centre Hospitalier de Bligny, has extensive experience in fundraising with individual and corporate donors, patrons’ cultivation, committee management, and events organization. When not working, you will find her attending live performances, playing competitive volleyball or baking with her children.