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Leonora Xhekaj
Vice President, Head of Operational Risk Management at Voya Investment Management


Leonora Xhekaj is the Head of Operational Risk for Voya Investment Management. Her areas of Operational Risk oversight include: Equity Investments, Fixed Income, Mutual Funds, Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS), Structured Assets, Senior Loans, Alternatives Investment Platforms and Distribution. Prior to this role, she was responsible for the development and implementation of Investment Management’s Business Continuity and Offsite Recovery Programs. Prior to joining Voya, Leonora was a Client Services Associate at UBS Warburg Institutional Equity Sales and was responsible for supporting Institutional Clients. She has over 23 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry and 11 years in Operational Risk at Voya Investment Management. She is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals “GARP” and holds the CFA Institute’s Investment Foundations Certificate. Leonora is also a member of the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association “SIFMA” Asset Management Group and Asset Management Operational Risk Forum. Leonora earned a B.B.A in Management and Finance from Bernard M. Baruch College.

Agenda Sessions

  • Middle and back office outsourcing in asset management firms