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Brian Lane

Partner | Boston 617-916-5946


Brian Lane is a Partner consulting out of the Pay Governance Boston office and has 15 years of experience working with Compensation Committees on executive compensation design and processes and other corporate governance issues.

Brian's clients encompass a variety of company sizes, industries, ownership structures, and growth trajectories. With specific expertise in the Life Sciences industries as well as with privately-held companies. His work covers all aspects of executive compensation related governance topics.

Recent articles and research have been published in industry journals and other sources such as WorldatWork / Workspan, Financier Worldwide, and the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance. Speaking engagements include presentations to the Equilar Executive Compensation Summit,, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP), and to the New England Compensation Consortium (NECC).

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Pay Governance, Brian was a consultant with Towers Watson (now Willis Towers Watson); working domestically, in its Boston and Washington DC offices and internationally in its Hong Kong office.


Brian graduated with distinction from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, earning a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science and a Master of Science in Financial Mathematics.

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Virtual Conference on Current and Emerging Topics in Executive Compensation via

Join Diane Lerner and Brian Lane for a Virtual Conference on Current and Emerging Topics in Executive Compensation via ( on September 24 from 11:00 to 12:00 PM (ET) Topics Include: Incentive Program Performance Metric Selection, Realizable Pay, Say … Continue reading

Evaluating the ISS Test of CEO Pay for Performance-Chapter 3 Summary

The single most powerful determinant of how positive or negative the outcomes of Say on Pay shareholder votes will be is the overall alignment of CEO pay to company performance. Continue reading

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