John E. Watson, ARM, CIC, CRM, DRM

Executive Director, Higher Education Practice,

Contact Details

560 Los Vientos Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320



John joined Gallagher in 2003 after serving 16 years as the Director of Risk Management for Pepperdine University. John’s years with Gallagher gives him a deep knowledge of all of Gallagher’s Higher Education Practice resources, which he brings to all of our HEP schools and team members. While at Pepperdine John served on the URMIA Board for 12 years. He is the recipient of URMIA’s Distinguished Risk Manager recognition in 2000, and has been recognized five times by Risk & Insurance Magazine in their annual Power Broker issue.