Sir Laurence Magnus is Deputy Chairman (Europe) of Evercore Partners Inc, the U.S. listed corporate finance advisory business. Sir Laurence has over 35 years’ of investment banking experience, successively with Samuel Montagu (later HSBC Investment Bank), Phoenix Securities, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse First Boston and Lexicon Partners, (latterly as Chairman prior to its merger with Evercore in 2011).
Sir Laurence is Chairman of the JP Morgan Income & Capital Trust plc, Pantheon International plc. He is a Non-Executive Director of Fidelity Japanese Values plc.
In the not-for-profit sector, Sir Laurence is Chairman of Historic England (formerly English Heritage) and was previously Deputy Chairman of The National Trust and an elected member of its Council. He is also Chairman of Windsor Leadership and a Trustee of English Heritage Trust and the Allchurches Trust.