Winner of the DGPO Data Governance Best Practice Award

The Data Governance Professionals Organization has announced London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) the Winner of the 2023 DGPO Data Governance Best Practice Award.

Diane Schmidt, Corporate Chief Data Officer, Data Governance, LSEG said, “We are delighted to have won the 2023 DGPO Data Governance Best Practice Award. It really is a tribute to the hard work, dedication, and commitment by our respective LSEG teams. Every day we are trusted by people and institutions across the world to drive financial stability, empower economies and enable sustainable growth. Our operational and commercial data serves us in maintaining customer and market confidence and producing quality trusted data is integral to that.”


DGPO Lead Judge Michele Koch said, “Diane Schmidt and her Data Governance team at LSEG are deserving winners of the 2023 Data Governance Best Practice Award. Their submission clearly demonstrated all the characteristics of a strong enterprise Data Governance Program that addresses their company’s strategic objectives and business drivers. Congratulations to Diane Schmidt and the rest of her team.”


The DGPO hopes you can attend DGIQ in June and learn why London Stock Exchange (LSEG) is the Winner of the 2023 Award. Here is more information regarding the keynote presentation on June 7th.


About the awards
The award is given to the practitioners within a non-vendor organization in recognition of the business value and technical excellence they have achieved in the design and implementation of an outstanding data governance program. “We frequently read how challenging it is to implement a data governance program,” said Davida Berger, Founder and President of DGPO. “We saw a great need to show that success in data governance is definitely achievable.”


Each submission was judged on responses to the following criteria:
  • Business need(s) being addressed
  • Approach used to design, develop, and implement the program
  • Scope and depth of the Data Governance Program as well as program longevity
  • Data governance defined roles and responsibilities
  • Communications and marketing approaches
  • Policies, procedures, and processes established
  • Program metrics and business value provided