Laurie Fitzmaurice

President of Global BECCS, Drax Group

Laurie is the President of a new business unit launched by the Drax Group in 2024 which is  focused on becoming the global leader in large-scale carbon removals. The business oversees  the development and construction of Drax’s Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage  (BECCS) facilities in the U.S. and internationally. 

Laurie Fitzmaurice has over 30 years of experience in business development, specializing in  energy infrastructure development around the world. Her previous roles include Business  Development lead for Renewables and New Energies in the Americas at Amazon Web  Services, Executive Director, at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University  School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and senior roles at EDF Renewables, Cielo  Wind Chile, CE2 Capital Partners and Sempra Energy.