Full Name
Lori Seidenberg
Job Title
Global Director of Insurance
Speaker Bio
Lori is Global Director of Insurance at BlackRock, Inc with oversight of their Private Markets portfolio. She has over 30 years of diversified experience in risk management and insurance. From 2005 to 2008 Lori was the Senior Risk Manager at Fannie Mae Housing and Community Development and responsible for risk and insurance oversight of their entire multifamily portfolio, including rewriting the insurance guide after Hurricane Katrina. From 1998 to 2004, she was part of a startup group that created the first end-to-end insurance quoting engine on the Internet. 

Lori is a member of the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS).  She served on the RIMS Board of Directors from 2011-2015. From 2008 – 2010, she served on the RIMS New York Chapter Board of Directors and as an active member of RIMS External Affairs Committee, participated in local, state and federal discussions on insurance and risk management. She worked with the office of Senator Schumer (D-NY) in the writing of the definition of a Qualified Risk Manager in the surplus lines legislation. She lobbied Capitol Hill during reauthorizations of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  

Lori returned to the RIMS New York Chapter Board of Directors in 2018 and currently serves as their Chapter President.  Lori is also member of the Spencer Foundation Board of Directors where she serves on the Scholarship Committee and Chair of the Risk Manager on Campus (RMOC) Committee. In addition, she participates on the Chubb Real Estate and Hospitality Advisory Board, GCube Client Advisory Board and the AXA XL Northeast Client Council. She is a frequent participant, moderator and panelist in industry conferences and has been quoted in industry publications such as Advisen, Business Insurance, the CLM and more. 

Lori earned the Bachelor of Science in Business from California State University at Northridge. She holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation.  Lori was honored by Business Insurance in 2015 as one of their Women to Watch. In 2022, she was honored by RIMS with the Ron Judd "Heart of RIMS" award.
Lori Seidenberg