Laurent Roux has over 40 years of experience working with families and family offices worldwide. Activities range from strategic wealth management – family legacy and stewardship, family dynamics and organization, family office construction, coordination, trouble-shooting and consulting, to international asset management, asset allocation, portfolio management, manager selection, performance reviews, mutual fund administration and global custody.
He is an Independent Director and Principal of the Willow Street Group and WS Trust Company in Jackson, WY and CEO/Founder of Gallatin Wealth Management. Willow Street is a leading provider of Trust services and Gallatin is a wealth management advisory and consultancy which acts as the trusted advisor/Chief Learning Officer to families, family offices and MFO’s. 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. Laurent holds a JD degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego (1980), received a BA from the Univ of Colorado with majors in History and Political Science in 1976, and attended the Graduate Institute of International Studies Masters program in Geneva.
Laurent holds numerous past and present board and advisory board member positions, including the Family Firm Institute, The East West Institute, a global conflict prevention think and do tank, the Family Office Association, the UHNW Institute, The Special Operators Transition Foundation, and The Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs, Historical Society, Community Counseling Center, and National Museum of Wildlife Art. He is a Chair and member of several high level investment committees. He has spoken at numerous forums in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US, lectures and writes on family wealth advising, family offices, private banking, and Trusts.