Elaine Dezenski

Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Elaine Dezenski is the founder and CEO of LumiRisk, an international risk advisory advancing transformational initiatives in transparency, anti-corruption, good governance, and security. Previously, Dezenski held executive leadership positions at the World Economic Forum, including Head of the Forum’s Global Risk Response Network and Head of the Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI). Through PACI, she created a network of and collaborated with 100+ CEOs globally to strengthen industry engagement, leadership, and commitment to the global private-sector anti-corruption agenda. She also served in senior leadership roles at INTERPOL and Cross Match Technologies; and in various senior positions in the U.S. government, including Assistant Secretary for Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She began her career at the Transportation Division of Siemens Corporation. Dezenski is a senior advisor to the Financial Integrity Network and an advisory board member of the Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and Wheaton College (M.A.). Dezenski was a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a Lecturer of Business Ethics in Yale’s Program on Ethics, Politics, and Economics.