Global Head of Research, S&P Global
As Global Head of Research, Alexandra is leading the research strategy across all regions and asset classes for S&P Global Ratings. This includes the publication of research articles on the credit Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, credit cycles, leveraged finance, emerging markets. She chairs the Credit Conditions Committee, which is a global credit risk monitoring platform that brings together economists and experts across industries and regions to assess global credit risks and macro trends and their potential ratings impacts.
Prior to that, she was the Head of Corporate Ratings in EMEA, managing a team of 140 analysts spanning 10 offices and covering over 1,000 credit ratings on corporate issuers operating in multiple industries across the EMEA region.
In her previous role as Head of Methodology for Sovereigns and Public Finance Ratings, she developed the methodology to assess the credit risk of sovereign governments, multilateral lending institutions, local and regional governments and public enterprises. She started at S&P Global Ratings in 1995 as a public finance credit analyst and moved into leadership roles, developing an extensive experience in credit analysis across multiple asset classes.
Alexandra is the Chair of the Women Research Council, which publishes research on the impact of gender diversity on companies and markets, leveraging S&P Global unique data and expertise.
Alexandra started her career with the consulting firm Arthur Andersen. She holds a master from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) in Economy and Finance.