Rebecca Terner Lentchner is currently acting as a Government Affairs and Public Policy Advisor and Director for global and regional organizations. In this role, she has been designing governance systems, supporting geo-political and regional risk assessments, and offering general guidance regarding the future direction of governmental and regulatory policy. She was most recently the Head of Government & Regulatory Policy for Citadel and Citadel Securities in the Asia Pacific. In this role, she oversaw the firm’s public policy and engagement with regulators, policymakers, academics and trade and business associations across the APAC region.

Prior to joining Citadel, Rebecca was the Head of Government Relations and Public Policy for APAC at BNY Mellon. Previously, she built and managed the Policy and Regulatory Affairs team at Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA), served as a New Directions Returnship Fellow at Goldman Sachs and held policy roles in the US Congress, industry associations and not-for-profit organizations.

Rebecca has served as a Board Governor for the American Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong,
Board Member of ASIFMA, Board Director of the American Club Foundation, Advisory Board Member of American Association of the Indo-Pacific, Advisory Board Member of Women in Finance Asia, AIMA Regulatory Committee Member, a TWF Mentor and Public Policy Advisor for Hong Kong Marriage Equality.

Rebecca is a passionate advocate for sound governance, equality and inclusion.

Rebecca received her Master’s in Public Policy from the Graduate School of Political Management at The George Washington University and her bachelor’s from Sarah Lawrence College.