Ed Littleton joined the company in 2006 as vice president of Risk Management and serves as chief risk officer. He is responsible for the overall design, management, and execution of risk management programs and initiatives for Balfour Beatty. Ed began his career in 1985 with Arthur Andersen & Co., where he worked closely with construction industry clients. From there, he joined one of those clients as vice president of Finance. In 1996, Ed moved from finance to risk management when he joined Willis, serving in various capacities including National Subguard Practice Leader, CFO of their National Construction Practice, and COO in the Carolinas. Ed further expanded his industry experience serving as vice president of Risk Management for a Top 10 ENR contractor.
Ed holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of South Carolina, where he serves on the recently formed Risk and Uncertainty Management Advisory Board. He is involved in numerous industry leadership groups, and is past Chairman of the AGC Surety Bonding and Risk Management forum. Ed is also active in the grant process, and annual campaign cabinet, for United Way of Dallas.