Laura Adams

Managing Director Head of Canada Institutional Distribution

Morgan Stanley

Laura Adams is the Head of Canada Institutional Distribution for Morgan Stanley. In her role, she has specific responsibilities for Institutional Equity Sales & Trading, Fixed Income, Wealth Management, Client Advisory Strategy and Prime Brokerage for Canada. Prior to this, Laura worked in New York City on the Institutional Equity Sales Desk covering hedge funds and asset managers. She joined Morgan Stanley from a career as a management consultant where she held senior leadership roles working with Telecommunication corporate strategy in both Stockholm, Sweden, and Washington, D.C. Laura currently sits on the Morgan Stanley Canada board, as well as the Right to Play board and the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery board in Canada. Additionally, she is an active member of YPO, the Ticker Club and the Toronto Club. Laura graduated magna cum laude from University of Georgia with a degree in International Business and Finance, while also competing as an NCAA All-American swimmer winning SEC championships and the NCAA woman of the year award.