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Managing personal risk since 1982, helping others to manage their risks since 2005. Risks are a natural part of life!

Chris Watson

EY Americas Risk and Supplier Services Solution Leader

Transformational Risk Leader. Champion of Integrated Risk Management, DEI and all that embodies ways of working smarter, not just harder. Proud parent of two.

Chris is leading the charge on the future of EY capabilities and solution design related to Risk and Supplier Managed Services. 

He has over 18 years of experience in risk and performance services. Chris spent the first 7 years of his career in professional services, leading client service delivery and building at scale services and capabilities. In his previous role Chris led the Supplier Assurance Services team, the third-party supplier cybersecurity product, acted as an External Risk Officer and spent time as the COO of an industry utility owned organization. 

Chris has completed BS in Electronic Computer Technology and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.

How Chris is building a better working world

Chris helps clients accelerate their journey towards becoming results-driven businesses, allowing them to make smarter and more risk-based decisions. Chris drives tech-led, client-facing solutions that innovate and uplift operational capabilities. These solutions are based upon leading market innovative and transformative technologies that EY offers as part of its services and capabilities to clients.

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