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Lorelei Graye
Founder and President at Adopting Data Standards Initiative


Lorelei Graye is founder of the non-profit ADS Initiative, the industry initiative and global forum to establish, issue, and maintain generally accepted data standards for the private capital markets. Owner of the consultancy, Leodoran Financial, and an expert in the asset owner space on communications, data, and reporting standards, Lorelei began developing her expertise and reputation for industry advocacy as a reporting officer at a U.S. public pension where she spearheaded the development of one the first collection and validation reporting processes which was featured in a prominent CEM Benchmarking study[1]. Over the last decade, Lorelei has travelled extensively to promote best practices and optimisation in PE operations. As a thought leader and educator, her presentations, testimony, and media coverage have included the WSJ, PEI, FundFire, Governing, Pensions & Investments, The Hedge Fund Law Report, Staying Ahead of the Curve by Cammack, NCTR, ILPA, APPFA, IMDDA, SURS of IL, TRS IL, TRS of TX, GAIM Ops Cayman and West, the Regulatory Fundamentals Group, The Spaulding Group, Invest Europe, The Drawdown, the State of PA PPMAIRC, and the Lowell Milken Institute at UCLA School of Law. Lorelei has over 20 years of business experience and dual business degrees in finance and accounting, summa cum laude.

[1] Dang, Andrea CFA; Dupont, David CFA; Mike Heale. “The Time Has Come for Standardized Total Cost Disclosure for Private Equity"

Agenda Sessions

  • Reporting, measuring and monitoring