Lindene Patton

Lindene Patton is a strategic leader with broad range of experience in the financial services and data analytics industries. As a practicing attorney and advisor, she has developed a myriad of transactional and programmatic solutions for clients in multiple countries involving complex risk management; compliance; insurance; financial assurance; applied analytics, data privacy; sustainability; natural resource management and resilience tools and techniques.

Her specialized expertise combining business, science, technology and the law is particularly well suited to assisting customers in highly regulated industries including but not limited to banking, insurance, waste treatment and management, mining, and oil and gas. She has a deep understanding of the business of (re)insurance, the business of software as a service; the business of data, analytics and related hardware and cloud based business models; and many of their associated customer businesses.

Lindene is an attorney licensed in CA and DC and an American Board of Industrial Hygiene-Certified Industrial Hygienist. She holds a B.S. in biochemistry from the University of California, Davis; a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley; and a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Lindene currently serves on the Chair of the Board of Advisors for the National Institute of Building Sciences Council on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (CFIRE). Ms. Patton is an advisory board member for the University of California at Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. Ms. Patton has served multiple board appointments including to the National Academy of Science; World Economic Forum Global Advisory Councils; Executive Secretariat of the U.S. Department of Commerce National Climate Assessment, the U.S. EPA Environmental Financial Advisory Board.

Before consulting, Ms. Patton served as Group Head of Hazard Products for Corelogic; Chief Climate Product Officer for Zurich Insurance Group; SVP / Counsel Zurich North America Specialties; VP / Counsel Willis; and Associate General Counsel Emcon. She has testified in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.