Global Head, Tech & Cyber Regulatory Policy & Supervision, Head of Regional Information Security, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Katheryn leads JPMC’s global efforts for Technology and Cybersecurity Policy and Partnerships, in addition to the full lifecycle of Global Technology regulatory policy including advocacy, Regulatory Intelligence, Regulatory Change Management, and Regulatory Exam Management. In this role, she reports to JPMC’s Chief Information Security Officer. Katheryn also serves as Head of Regional Information Security in the 60-plus countries where JPMC operates. Externally, Katheryn chairs the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA’s) Cybersecurity Committee and is an expert advisor to the Institute for Defense Analyses on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Over a 25-plus year career, Katheryn has been active in financial services in the public and private sectors and academia. In government, she served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Policy and Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Financial Institutions. Central to her portfolio were critical infrastructure protection, systemic risk, bank and non-bank regulatory reform, housing finance reform, and developing and executing the Treasury’s cybersecurity agenda. On Capitol Hill, she served as Senior Policy Advisor to House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank, working primarily on the Dodd-Frank Act and housing finance reform.
Prior to her public service, Katheryn spent 14 years at JPMorgan’s Investment Bank. As a Managing Director, she led the Government Institutions Group where she was responsible for delivering the Firm’s full range of services and products to Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs), US-based multilateral-lending institutions, and the US government. Prior to that role, Katheryn was a senior leader in Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets.
Katheryn is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and led the creation of SIPA’s Cyber Risk to Financial Stability Project. She is a non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative and is also a member of the New York Cyber Task Force. Katheryn is active in the UJA‑Federation of New York serving as a Board Member of the Crisis to Stability Committee.
Katheryn holds a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in Art History and Economics.