Data Governance Authority Lead & Data Architect

London Stock Exchange Group

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a dedication to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It’s how we’ve contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years. Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services – and our open-access model – we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 65 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG’s ticker symbol is LSEG.


People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change shape how we believe, how we do things and how we help our people fulfil their potential. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with outstanding backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage teamwork, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels encouraged to fulfil their potential.

We know that real personal growth cannot be achieved by simply climbing a career ladder – which is why we encourage and enable a wealth of avenues and interesting opportunities for everyone to broaden and deepen their skills and expertise. As a global organisation spanning 65 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with meaningful careers.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Your role is required to drive data architecture best practice through the implementation of the “Data Trust” multi-year transformation programme within the Data Governance office of LSEG’s Data & Analytics (D&A) division. This role will run the Data Governance Authority that will review data governance policy conformance, identify policy deficits, supervise remediation and embed Data Architecture standard methodology within business as usual (BAU) processes.

  • You’ll work with the Head of Data Trust Controls to implement data policy within the Data & Analytics division, ensuring alignment to Data Architecture and Data Policy standards.

  • You will lead the Data Governance Authority to ensure compliance across D&A for BAU implementation of Data Trust controls.

  • You’ll be helping to driving forward overall Data Governance strategy and objectives in support of our multi-year Data Trust Programme of work.

  • This will involve collaborating closely with a wide range of partners, demonstrating strong communication and technical skills to be successful.

  • The partners you’ll collaborate with will include Data Owners, Data Stewards, Data Governance Leads, Architecture leads, Technology and Central Policy teams. Partnering to ensure that associated data processes and products conform to D&A Data Architecture and policy standards.

  • You will initiate and manage the Data Governance Authority to be the sole D&A forum for the adherence to data and architecture standards, to ensure policy deficits are kept to an absolute minimum.


  • Experience of business process modelling (BPM) is essential

  • Experience in information and data modelling, with strong awareness of best practices is essential

  • Experience of data governance / lineage is essential

  • Experience and energy to drive the Data Governance control environment’s effectiveness will be crucial

  • Communication skills and a highly collaborative nature / ability to work across teams necessary

  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to work at a detailed level but also to summarise complex situations for senior management also required

  • Awareness of data architecture, third party dependencies and regulatory experience is desirable

What you’ll get in return:

  • An opportunity to be part of a ground-up transformation trajectory that will change the way LSEG customers and the industry will think about what makes a great data provider: and tell this story as we do it as part of an energetic and collaborative team.

  • We recognize that to attract the best talent, we need to be flexible and we are open to discussing work arrangements with you. We take hybrid approach to workplace, this role is blended (3 days per week office-based).

  • LSEG Purpose and Values

Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth. Underpinning our purpose, our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change set the standard for everything we do, every day. They guide the way we interact with each other, the partners we work with and our customers. Delivering on our purpose and living up to our values is a responsibility that we all share.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone’s race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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