Council Members

Financial Risk Committee Co-Lead

Global Atlantic Financial Group

Edward is Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer at Global Atlantic, responsible for enterprise-wide risk governance and oversight. He serves on the Executive Committee, Management Committee, and is Chair of the Risk Committee. 


Edward is an expert at risk management and his experience encompasses institutional client business risk, counterparty credit risk, balance sheet and capital planning, funding and liquidity risk management, asset-liability strategy and market risk. 


Edward joined Global Atlantic from Goldman Sachs where he was Managing Director and Global Head of Risk for the Prime Services business. Previously, Edward was a founding member and Head of Global Liquidity Products, working with the Corporate Treasury department on firm funding and liquidity risk strategy. 


Edward held a variety of roles in his more than 26 years at Goldman Sachs, from overseeing risk in the Equities Division to various trading roles in the FX, Equity Derivatives and Interest Rate Products businesses. He was in risk roles for 13 out of his 26 years. He also served as chair of the Clearing House Risk Committee, the Firmwide Asset-Liability Committee and the Securities Division Risk Committee. Additionally, he was a member of the Firmwide Finance Committee.




Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. A variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs.


Global Atlantic was founded at Goldman Sachs in 2004 and separated as an independent company in 2013. Its success is driven by a unique heritage that combines deep product and distribution knowledge with leading investment and risk management, alongside a strong financial foundation.