Damion Walker (MODERATOR)

Managing Director Technology Practice

Damion Walker is dedicated to providing Gallagher clients with industry leading risk financing solutions.   Damion has specialized in directing large, multi-national technology clients looking to mitigate cyber/professional liability, financial (D&O), contract, property/casualty, credit, political, and human capital risks.  In his role as Managing Director of Technology, Damion drives a value-add, client-focused brokerage model specific to the technology industry focusing on providing risk financing strategies unique to the sector.  With over 25 years of financial and insurance experience, Damion’s expertise encompasses a broad portfolio of critical business development and organizational risk categories for large-sized organizations, especially those with high-profile and international exposures.

Prior to joining Gallagher, Damion serviced in senior leadership roles at other global insurance brokerages. Prior to joining property and casualty side of the business, Damion has also lead the financial solutions practice group  seven years at one global brokerage and was West Region Manager for another.  Damion’s experience prior to broking includes underwriting for AIG (Credit Risk), Controller for international glass manufacture, and Senior Financial Analyst for Intex Corp. where he maintained multiple financial designations including Chartered Financial Analyst. Damion also worked as a UFCW Union member in the retail grocery industry for ten years during high school and college.

Damion also holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and an MBA in Finance from California State University, Long Beach. Damion currently serves as Board Chair for Insuring the Children, Orange County and as a Board Member for the West Coast Regional Insuring the Children Foundation. He also serves on the board for the USC Marshall School of Business Risk Management Mentorship Program.