GE Energy Financial Services
Brian Ward is Managing Director and leader of for GE Energy Financial Services’ Global Markets team. In this role, Mr. Ward is responsible for driving the growth of EFS’s direct global investments and delivering project and structured finance solutions to GE’s industrial customers globally.
Before working on the Global Markets team, Mr. Ward served as Chief Risk Officer at Energy Financial Services for 11 years, responsible for underwriting and portfolio risk management for the units' approximately $15 billion domestic and international energy assets. Prior to joining 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.