Brian P. Ward
Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer for GE Energy Financial Services
Brian Ward is Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer for GE Energy Financial Services. In this role, Mr. Ward is responsible for underwriting and portfolio risk management for the unit’s’ $19 billion domestic and international assets. He has held this position since January 2004.
Immediately prior to joining GE Energy Financial Services, Mr. Ward was Quality Leader for GE Structured Finance, the predecessor business of Energy Financial Services. Leading up to his Quality Leader role, Mr. Ward had responsibility for Structured Finance’s $4+ billion Communications portfolio.
Mr. Ward has worked for General Electric for over 25 years. He has held a number of management roles in Risk, Finance and Business Development in a variety of industries and regions including an assignment in Australia.
He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from State University of New York at Oswego and is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program.