Lawrence has deep experience in investment firm operations and compliance. He served as chief operating officer and chief compliance officer of D.B. Zwirn & Co., was a principal and chief compliance officer of Pequot Capital Management, and was president and chief compliance officer of Pequot Financial Services.
Earlier, he was executive director, chief compliance officer and risk control officer for UBS Global Asset Management, vice president and director of compliance for INVESCO Institutional Group and their affiliated entities, and associate partner at AMVESCAP, the parent company of INVESCO. Lawrence also served as principal consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, senior vice president, director of compliance and corporate secretary for HSBC Asset Management Americas, and senior securities compliance examiner at the Northeast regional office of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Lawrence holds a BS in marketing and finance, cum laude, from Long Island University.