Laura Mantoura

Executive Director
Russell Reynolds Associates

Laura Mantoura is a key member of the firm’s Board & CEO Advisory Partners. She works across industries advising a broad spectrum of companies on their CEO succession and board search needs. Laura has specific expertise in corporate governance, supporting companies with their board evaluation, board build-out and strategic board refreshment needs. Her work is global in nature, spanning the US and Europe, for both Fortune 250 and smaller or privately-run organizations. She is based in New York, with international experience in the UK, France, Spain and across the US, having lived and worked on several continents.

Laura has more than 13 years of prior experience, predominantly in the professional services sector at Bain & Company, where she held a variety of both talent and management consulting roles, based in London and San Francisco. She began her career as an analyst in JPMorgan’s Investment Banking M&A division, predominantly based in Paris. Laura also served as a Board Consultant at a boutique board-level executive recruitment firm based in London, where she was a core member of the practice and specifically supported the company’s board director education program.

Laura holds an MA in modern and medieval languages (majoring in French and Spanish) from Girton College, University of Cambridge. She is a fellow member of the CIPD, UK.