Laurence Vallaeys


Laurence Vallaeys

Laurence works at board level and has focussed on the Consumer sector, advising clients in FMCG, retail, leisure and consumer services over a career that spans over 20 years. She also brings extensive experience of supporting a wide range of Real Estate clients including listed property groups, property investment businesses, REITs and strategic land managers and developers.

With a track record spanning Executive and Non-Executive appointments, Laurence has helped both Senior Leadership Teams and Boards manage succession challenges and rebalancing their skillset to make way for a more diverse talent pool. She has worked extensively with quoted businesses, including FTSE250, small cap and AIM listed companies and has a particular interest in family Chair and NED appointments.

Laurence has a particular interest in challenger brands, owner driven businesses, private equity backed ventures and SME’s; where she has a significant track record.

Laurence built her search career with Whitehead Mann, working with retail clients before joining Odgers Berndtson, where she ran the European Consumer and Leisure Practice.

Born and educated in Belgium, France and the UK, Laurence has a strong understanding of how critical both cultural fit and diversity are to the success of any team and with many business models undergoing significant changes today. She is a Language graduate of the Institut Marie Haps, Bruxelles and a Law graduate from Buckingham University. She joined Warren Partners in 2015 and runs our thought leadership events.

Outside work she is an avid dressage rider.

In a fiercely competitive market, it is the quality of our people, our market expertise and our commitment to “treating others as we want to be treated” which sets us apart.