Brien Lorenze

Chief Data Officer, PRAC

Brien Lorenze has over two decades of global experience helping organizations assess and mitigate emerging governance, risk, and compliance issues. He has led the design and execution of countless high-profile initiatives to detect and prevent financial crime. His work has been recognized for technical creativity and a willingness to test emerging technologies.

Brien joined the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) in September 2020 as the Chief Data Officer. The PRAC was created to promote transparency and conduct oversight of covered funds to detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement; and mitigate major risks that cut across program and agency boundaries.

Brien is responsible for guiding the PRAC’s enterprise data strategy and building the Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE), which provides the Inspector General community with enhanced capacity and scale necessary to oversee the $5 Trillion in pandemic spending associated with COVID-19 relief. The PACE establishes a leading-edge analytic platform to perform analytics, support investigation, share data, and promote leading practices. The PACE is intended to provide a long term and flexible platform for the Federal Inspector General community that can adjust to IG demand when the PRAC sunsets

Prior to joining the PRAC, he led Deloitte’s Global Public Sector Risk Advisory business and served as the Solution Executive for Program Integrity, where he founded a cloud-based, manage services platform that uses advanced analytics to detect fraud and automate the record review and case management processes.

Brien is a recipient of the Fed 100 President’s Award for his contributions to the Federal information technology community. Earlier this year, CDO Magazine named Brien to its list 2021 List of Leading Data Executives in North American Government.


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