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Lance Ewing

Thought Leader Bio

Lance J. Ewing has extensive executive experience in the field of risk management and insurance including his current role as Vice President for AIG Property/Casualty.  Lance leads the Hospitality & Leisure, as well as the Real Estate Industry Practice Groups for AIG.

Prior to this position he served in senior risk management capacities for Caesars Entertainment Inc. (fka Harrah’s), GES Exposition Services and for the City of Philadelphia School District. Mr. Ewing additionally worked for various insurance companies including Lumbermen's Underwriting Alliance, Pennsylvania Hospital Insurance Company (PHICO) and New York Lumberman's Insurance Trust in risk management and loss control capacities.

Mr. Ewing received his Master's degree in Law & Justice from the University of Pittsburgh and completed his second Master's degree in Occupational Safety Engineering. In addition to his Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation and his International Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation, he is a matriculated Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) candidate and has completed his Enterprise Risk Management Professional designation (ERMP).

Lance was National President 2003-2004 for the Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and was also the Chief Risk Officer (CRO).  He teaches risk management as a faculty member for the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. He also served as a Board member for the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) Board. Mr. Ewing was a member of the Willis Client Advisory Board, the Zurich Client Board and the AIG Advisory Board.  Other board positions previously held include the Spencer Educational Foundation, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Safety to Life Committee, the Environmental Risk Management Committee of the ASTM and the Public Risk Insurance Management Association. He has a scholarship in his name (Lance J. Ewing Educational Scholarship) for the Certified Risk Management International designation.

Mr. Ewing was honored as the 2008 Risk Innovator of the Year and was the 2007 Risk Manger of the Year (Business Insurance).  He has authored several articles on insurance, risk management, crisis management and workers' compensation. He is a frequent speaker on enterprise risk management, claims, disaster recovery and risk financing. In addition, he has testified in both Federal and State hearings on risk management legislation. He has spoken internationally to promote insurance and risk management in Croatia, Romania, Kosovo, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Australia, India, China and Japan.  Mr. Ewing continues to be a strong and outspoken supporter of the insurance and risk management industry.

About AIG Real Estate Industry Practice Group

The AIG Real Estate Industry Practice Group (IPG) specializes in serving the risk management and insurance needs of real estate industry throughout the United States and Canada. With more than 40 years of experience and commitment to the real estate industry, AIG Real Estate IPG delivers extensive expertise, substantial capacity, and flexible underwriting to the most complex real estate risks. We instill a collaborative approach to evaluating risk, industry developments and in tailoring solutions to minimize and manage risk. From property damage and terrorism to corporate governance, environmental exposures, and commercial umbrella liability, the Real Estate IPG provides seamless access to the industry’s foremost insurance products and services.

For more information on AIG’s Real Estate Industry Practice, please contact: Lance Ewing, Industry Practice Leader,