Deborah Lorenzen

Head of Data Governance

State Street Global Advisors, USA

Deborah Lorenzen has been Chief Operating Officer of various portfolios for industry leaders State Street and BNY Mellon. She is currently Head of Data Governance at State Street, the leading provider of asset intelligence to the owners and managers of the world’s capital. Prior to this role she led the Strategy & Data Governance team at State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street, as well as a number of infrastructure development programs. She has a proven track record for driving internal and external change programs including client, technology and human capital impacts, through periods of growth as well as consolidation. An acknowledged culture carrier and integrator, Deb is deeply experienced in complex cross-border negotiations.

Deb also serves as Adjunct Professor in the MBA Program at Providence College, teaching coursework on how to execute strategic change in large corporate environments. She holds an MBA from Columbia University, and Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Journalism from Fresno State. She is an Advisory Board Member for the Global Female Leaders Summit in Berlin and speaks regularly on topics related to change management in large organizations.