Luke Thomson



Financial Advisory


London, United Kingdom

Luke Thomson joined Lazard in 2020 and is a Director in the Venture and Growth Banking team, focusing on private capital fundraisings for European growth companies.

Prior to joining Lazard, Luke was a Director at Numis Securities, where he advised private growth-stage companies on raising capital.

Before becoming a growth equity advisor, Luke founded and ran a B2B e-commerce platform that simplified wholesale ordering for brands and retailers.

Previously, Luke has also worked as a growth equity investor for Zouk Capital, and began his career as an equities analyst for Aberdeen Asset Management, primarily focusing on small-cap and tech stocks, whilst stationed in their US office.

Luke graduated from Lady Margaret's Hall, University of Oxford, having studied Classics.

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