Grace Lau

Managing Director

Grace is a Managing Director with the firm, focused on Client Engagement while also playing an active role in the firm’s mandates. She is responsible for developing and executing on Pursant’s strategic growth initiatives and participating as an active strategic member of deal teams. She has more than 20 years of experience in business and strategy development, building and maintaining client relationships, and project and team management.

During her long tenure at Ernst & Young (EY), Grace was part of a global team focused on securing large audit and tax services projects. She also led a team of managers across the Asia-Pacific to grow EY's Assessment of Service Quality program, focused on improving client experience. In her recent years at the Young President’s Organization (YPO), a global learning and networking platform for CEOs, she was the director in charge of leading the largest network within the organization, the Deal Network, which focuses on raising capital, M&A, and various liquidity events.

Grace has lived in Taipei, Washington, Hong Kong, and California. Now based in the Pacific Northwest, she enjoys the great outdoors and vineyards with her partner, Phil and their two rescue dogs, Mallow and Mochi. Having competed in her younger days, Grace is passionate in Muay Thai and boxing.

Grace holds an MBA from the Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a BS in Technical Communications in Engineering from the University of Washington.