Lorraine Currie

Director of Enterprise Strategic Risk Management

Lorraine Currie is the director of enterprise strategic risk management, a program created at U-M in 2018 to formalize the university’s approach to identify, assess, prioritize, and respond to risks jeopardizing the institution’s strategic objectives or with broad impacts to the institution's operations.  

As the inaugural director of enterprise strategic risk management, she establishes, manages, and facilitates the university’s enterprise and strategic risk management strategy and framework. In this role, Lorraine identifies emerging and evolving risks impacting higher education, healthcare, and research to analyze potential impacts to U-M. To facilitate engagement in the risk management process, she cultivates collaborative relationships with operational and senior leaders and coordinates the Enterprise Risk Management Committee to support executive leadership risk efforts. 
Prior to assuming her current role, Lorraine served as a senior audit manager in Audit Services at U-M, where she, among other things, worked closely with university and unit-level leadership to plan and implement audits, performed special projects, conducted investigations, and identified improvement opportunities. She was also part of the team that managed the university’s Compliance Hotline, including triaging reports and conducting investigations. 

Before joining U-M, Lorraine worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and PwC in a number of assurance and consulting roles. She has a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance.  She is also a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Information Systems Auditor.