Laurent Roux has some 30 years of experience working with families and family offices worldwide. Activities range from strategic wealth management – family legacy and stewardship, family office construction, coordination, and trouble-shooting and consulting, to international asset management, asset allocation, portfolio management, manager selection, performance reviews, mutual fund administration and global custody. He was a Director and Managing Director at Pictet & Cie, Private Bankers, Geneva, Switzerland and a number of its international affiliates during his 25 years at his family’s firm. In 2005 he returned to the US and founded Gallatin Wealth Management, a Wyoming LLC. The firm is a wealth management advisory and consultancy which acts as trusted advisor to a limited number of families, family offices and mfo’s.
Laurent holds a JD degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego (1980), received a BA from the University of Colorado with majors in History and Political Science in 1976, and attended the Graduate Institute of International Studies Masters program in Geneva.
He was a member of the Cal Western International Law Journal, received several Dean’s Awards and Advocacy Honors Board Awards.
He currently is a board member of the Family Firm Institute, the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum, an advisory board member of the Family Office Association, and the EastWest Institute, a global conflict prevention think and do tank, and holds other board, adv board, and investment committee positions. He has spoken at numerous forums in Asia, Europe and the US, and was an advisor/participant in the Far Eastern Economic Review ‘Where To Put Your Money’ Quarterly’s in Asia. He has written about family offices, family wealth advising, private banking and the concept/role of trusted family advisors.