Washington, D.C. — The Bank Policy Institute is pleased to announce that Patrick Warren has been hired as Vice President of Regulatory Technology for BITS, the technology policy division of BPI. Pat joins BPI from the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, where he served as Investigative Counsel.
“Pat will be a tremendous asset to BITS, and we are excited to have him join the team,” stated Chris Feeney, BPI executive vice president and president of BITS. “His deep understanding of cybersecurity policy, paired with experience working on some of the most significant cybersecurity investigations on Capitol Hill, makes him an effective advocate for BPI and the BITS affiliate members.”
As Vice President of Regulatory Technology, Pat will lead BITS’ regulatory engagement on cybersecurity, technology and resiliency and will report to Heather Hogsett, senior vice president, technology and risk strategy for BITS. He will help the team shape and inform critical infrastructure policy development and implementation at BPI member firms.
In his former role, Pat was lead counsel on all cybersecurity issues and was responsible for drafting and negotiating legislation on cybersecurity reforms, data breach notification and data security. He was also responsible for preparing committee members for hearings and authoring key reports that influenced legislative decision-making. Before joining the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Pat served as Counsel on the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, as a law clerk on the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and clerked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for both the Eastern District of Virginia and the District of Columbia.
He received his law degree from William and Mary Law School and his undergraduate degree from Manhattan College. Pat will be based in Washington, D.C.
About Bank Policy Institute.
The Bank Policy Institute (BPI) is a nonpartisan public policy, research and advocacy group, representing the nation’s leading banks and their customers. Our members include universal banks, regional banks and the major foreign banks doing business in the United States. Collectively, they employ almost 2 million Americans, make nearly half of the nation’s small business loans, and are an engine for financial innovation and economic growth.