Peter Lawrence

Peter is a Senior Advisor at HighVista Strategies and a member of the Venture Capital Investment Committee. Peter joined HighVista in 2023 as part of its acquisition of the abrdn US private markets business. At abrdn, Peter co-led the Global Venture Capital strategy and was previously a co-founder of FLAG Capital Management, which was bought by abrdn in 2015. Prior to co-founding FLAG in 1994, Peter spent twelve years managing both direct and indirect venture capital and private equity portfolios as Executive Vice President of the Marshall Field family office. He has over 30 years of experience in the private equity business. Peter received a BA from Trinity College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.