Patsy Doerr 

Author, Inspirational Speaker

Global Head of Corporate Diversity & Inclusion | Thomson Reuters

Patsy is a leading expert in the field of corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and sustainability. Her greatest passion is helping large organizations build and develop initiatives that best position them for long-term success in a diverse, global environment. Patsy’s experience includes driving these efforts in social impact, talent, learning, organizational development, diversity and inclusion, and client engagement primarily, but not limited to, financial services.

Currently, Patsy leads the corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and sustainability functions at Thomson Reuters globally. In this role, she is responsible for building and developing teams and initiatives that help drive Thomson Reuters’ social and environmental efforts forward. Launched in 2017, she is also responsible for the ESG Institute, a resource and support center tasked with building awareness and understanding around social impact. Patsy joined Thomson Reuters in 2011, bringing more than 25 years of experience building and leading functions in global Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Doerr held a number of global leadership roles at Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase. At Credit Suisse, Doerr was based in Hong Kong and led the talent and learning, employee recognition, alumni relations and the global centers of excellence development effort for the Asia Pacific region – which spanned 14 countries and 15,000 employees. At Deutsche Bank in London, and at JPMorgan Chase in New York prior to, Patsy both led and built leading global learning and development functions across all levels of the respective organizations.

The strength of Patsy’s experience and impact has made her a regular on the speaking and media circuits. Additionally, Patsy serves on several boards and finance committees that aid in the advancement of women in developing markets as well as diversity and education.