Laurie Fitzmaurice is 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 demonstrated skills 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. Prior to her current role, Laurie was Executive Director at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). 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.