Julia-Ambra Verlaine is a Managing Director and member of the Business Development team. She serves as the head of Marketing and Communications. She is based in New York.

Prior to joining TRG in October 2022, Ms. Verlaine was a reporter at the Wall Street Journal where she wrote about financial markets. An award-winning journalist, Ms. Verlaine received the Loeb Award in the Breaking News category for her work covering GameStop. Ms. Verlaine also reported on the investment banking sector in London for Bloomberg News and covered financial regulation in Brussels. Before starting a career in journalism, she worked at Barclays on the foreign exchange sales desk in both London and New York.

Ms. Verlaine consulted for and was featured in a Netflix documentary on the meme-stock trading phenomenon. She has appeared on CBS, Bloomberg News and various podcasts. Ms. Verlaine has also received awards from the New York Press Club, the Society for Advancing Business Journalism and the Newswomen’s Club of New York.

Ms. Verlaine holds a Bachelor of Arts in French from Georgetown University as part of the school’s Faculty of Languages and Linguistics program. She speaks English, French and Italian fluently.