Laurie Fitzmaurice, President of Global BECCS

Laurie Fitzmaurice joined Drax on February 5, 2024 as President of our new carbon removals business, and as part of the Group’s Executive Committee. Prior to this, Laurie was the Business Development lead for Renewables and New Energies in the Americas at Amazon Web Services. She possesses nearly 30 years of experience in business development, specializing in energy infrastructure development around the world. She has extensive experience in building and managing organizations, including the development and implementation of strategic business plans and new market entry with companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500. She also has a deep knowledge of international energy markets and has been actively involved in USD $7.5 billion in energy infrastructure development. She has also held several roles in the private sector including senior management roles at EDF Renewables, Cielo Wind Chile, CE2 Capital Partners, among others.

Appointment to the Executive Committee:

  • February 2024