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Jennifer Hoffman

Lecturer; Head of Risk Management, Blackline

Jennifer Hoffman is the Senior Director of RIsk Management at Blackline, a software company which provides cloud-based solutions to companies globally to streamline accounting and finance operations. Prior to this role, she was a Senior Risk Advisor providing risk consulting and training to organizations from the public and private sectors. Hoffman has over 25 years of experience in risk management working in Europe and North and South America.

Hoffman developed her risk advisory foundation and knowledge base with a decade of consulting for EY in Rome, Italy from 2000–2010. She then went on to create and run the Risk Management Department within a major Italian infrastructure company from 2010- 2015, where she was in charge of developing the risk framework, methodologies, processes, procedures, and RM tools. In 2015, Jennifer moved to Washington, D.C. as Vice President of Multilateral Relations and Risk Management (North America).

She is fluent in English and Italian and is proficient in both French and Spanish.

Hoffman's hobbies are rowing, running, skiing, traveling, and music.


  • M.B.A., St. John’s University
  • B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University