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Dr. Paul L. Walker, Ph.D., CPA

Associate Professor and Dir. of PWC Ctr.for Innovation in Professional Services
University of Virginia
McIntire School of Commerce

Dr. Paul L.  Walker, Ph.D., CPA

Dr. Paul L. Walker teaches at the University of Virginia. Dr. Walker co-developed one of the first courses on Enterprise Risk Management. He has taught ERM at the University of Virginia, to numerous executives groups and to boards. Dr. Walker has also served as a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics Centre for the Analysis of Risk.

Dr. Walker was one of the original consultants to COSO on their Enterprise Risk Management process and framework and has served as an advisor to both small and large organizations on Enterprise Risk Management (including the Federal Reserve Bank, several Fortune 500 companies, a leading university, and international companies). Additionally, Dr. Walker has been invited to train ERM to international audiences, including companies with operations in South Korea, Japan, and Belgium. Dr. Walker has visited the headquarters of some major companies (e.g., Wal-Mart, Microsoft, DuPont and others) to study their ERM processes. Dr. Walker has coauthored numerous manuscripts on Enterprise Risk Management including the books Making Enterprise Risk Management Pay Off and Enterprise Risk Management: Pulling it All Together. He has also coauthored several articles on ERM including: Managing Risk: An Enterprise-Wide Approach, A Road Map to ERM, and ERM and the Strategy-Risk Focused Organization.