Laurie Medley is the Global Head of Environmental Social Governance (ESG). She joined Apollo in 2006 as General Counsel for Private Equity, where she oversaw legal aspects of equity acquisitions by Apollo funds. Ms. Medley established Apollo’s ESG program in 2007.
She currently works with the Sustainability/ESG team on matters involving ESG diligence, reporting, engagement, and investor relations. Ms. Medley is involved in ESG industry groups and frequently speaks about ESG.
Prior to joining Apollo, Ms. Medley was associated with the law firms of O’Sullivan LLP, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyouts.
She serves on the boards of directors of Taos Ski Valley and Taos Center for the Arts.
Ms. Medley graduated summa cum laude and received her J.D. from Vermont Law School and graduated cum laude from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Education.