Current Responsibilities: Ward Ching is Managing Director Western Region, Global Risk Consulting located in San Francisco, California. He is primarily responsible for Captive and Insurance Management Services, Domicile Management, and supports a variety of Aon Management Consulting Services to clients.
Special Areas of Expertise: Ward is a frequent author and speaker on the subjects of Strategic and Enterprise Risk Management, the use of higher order analytics, and structured risk finance. He has been working closely with a number of research and business organizations, such as the Risk and Insurance Management Society, to investigate and report on complex enterprise risk issues, methods and solutions
Prior Industry Experience: Prior to joining Aon, Ward was Vice President, Risk Management Operations at Safeway Inc. located in Pleasanton, California. His responsibilities included Enterprise Risk Management, Integrated Risk Finance, Hazard Loss Control, Environmental Compliance, Property Risk Control/Engineering and a variety of retail, distribution, and manufacturing risk management initiatives, including Safeways Culture of Safety. Prior to joining Safeway, Ward was a Principal at Towers Perrin and a Managing Director at Marsh.
Education / Professional Designations / Affiliations:
Completed undergraduate and graduate degrees, International Relations and Economics, University of Southern California
Has taught and written extensively on the subjects of International Relations, Game Theoretic Applications in Foreign Policy and Behavioral Enterprise Risk Management