Oren Laufer

Director of Institutional Fundraising

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Oren joined Downing in 2021 to head the firm’s institutional business development. He has over 12 years of experience across various fundraising and client-facing roles.

Most recently in 2019, Oren opened the London office for POLARIS Investment Advisory AG, a boutique Swiss placement agent focusing on primary capital raising for private equity, private credit and infrastructure managers.  

Oren holds a BA in Economics and Business Management (Magna Cum Laude) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an MBA from INSEAD.