Deborah joined CLS in 2019 as Chief Risk Officer, overseeing the risk function globally.
As a specialist in risk management and strengthening controls, she is responsible for CLS’s risk management framework and for building an enhanced culture of risk identification, challenge and mitigation. Deborah is also responsible for enhancing CLS’s risk dialog across our ecosystem, with the objective of further improving systemic risk awareness and mitigation.
Deborah joined CLS from Citigroup, where she was Global Head of Operational Risk Management for the Institutional Clients Group. Prior to joining Citigroup in 2017, Deborah spent 22 years with Deutsche Bank, where she held several leadership roles including Head of Operational Risk for the Americas region and the Global Corporate Finance division and Chief Operating Officer for the Global Securitization Group. Deborah began her career in financial services as a commissioned bank examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Deborah received her BBA and MBA in International Finance from Hofstra University.