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Liz Grennan


Works with organizations on digital trust topics; an expert on emerging technologies and operational risk management

Liz helps organizations de-risk emerging technology by taking a cross-functional approach to ethical, legal, and regulatory issues around topics including digital and analytics, core technology, cloud infrastructure, digital design, quantum computing, and the IoT.

Previously, Liz served as the global managing counsel for McKinsey Digital and brings a wealth of legal, risk, and regulatory expertise to her work. She also has a deep interest in the intersection of law and technology and specializes in emerging technologies, ethical AI, intellectual property, data privacy, cybersecurity, and software as a service. In addition to her client and firm work, Liz frequently writes on topics regarding digital trust, AI, and data governance and ethics, including for the World Economic Forum.

Liz is a leader of McKinsey’s initiatives related to technology and risk. In addition to her work around digital trust, she is also a member of several firm leadership committees, including the McKinsey’s digital-risk committee.


Why businesses need explainable AI—and how to deliver it,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

Data ethics: What it means and what it takes,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

Why digital trust truly matters,” McKinsey & Company, September 2022

Getting to know—and manage—your biggest AI risks,” McKinsey & Company, May 2021

Responsible machine learning can still protect intellectual property – here’s how,” World Economic Forum, March 2021


Noragh Analytics
General counsel

Hogan Lovells
Corporate associate

Latham & Watkins, LLP
Corporate associate


University of Virginia School of Law
JD, law

MS, public policy and administration

BA, political science