Fitch Solutions is delighted to invite you to our annual World of Worries which will be held as a complimentary virtual event featuring a live virtual panel, interactive polling and a live Q&A session.
这也无疑二战以来经济最破坏性的事件 - - 作为全球斗争从Covid-19摆脱危机的国内和国际政治将看到重大转变。
The key discussion topics of the event will be:
- The political impact of Covid-19 worldwide
- US elections: domestic and global implications
- US-China relations/EU-China relations
- Global trade, deglobalisation, and supply chain re-organisation
- Iran and MENA tensions
- Major elections in 2021
- Introduction and Welcome
- Presentation and Panel discussion: Short Term Political and Geopolitical Risks
Global Head of Country Risk
塞德里克Chehabis the Global Head of Country Risk at Fitch Solutions where he helps ensure the coherence of global macro and country risk strategy. Currently based in Singapore, Cedric previously served as Head of Asia Research, where he was responsible for all Asia-based country risk analysis and industry research. Before that he was Head of Americas Research, based in New York. From 2008 to 2010, Cedric worked in London as Head of Commodities Research and Strategy. He has also worked in management consulting at Accenture. Cedric holds an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics and a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Essex.
Yoel manages Fitch Solutions’ political risk analysis and coordinates the publication of Fitch Solutions’ quarterly Global Political Outlook and thematic special reports. His areas of focus include domestic political and social transformation, regional security risks, great power rivalry, and long-term forecasting. He is also responsible for crafting risk scenarios for 'low probability-high impact' events. Yoel has a Bachelor’s degree in geography from Oxford University, and a Master’s degree in Theory and History of International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE). He has worked at Fitch Solutions since 2003 and was Head of Asia Research from 2006-2009.
Emma Whiteacre is the Country Risk Analyst for the Political, Accident and Contingency Group at Lloyd's insurer Beazley. She advises political, trade credit, terrorism and contingency underwriters, covering all emerging markets, and monitors the team’s aggregate exposures to economic and geopolitical systemic shocks. She also chairs Beazley's Responsible Business Committee, overseeing their environmental, community, charity and sustainability initiatives. She has sixteen years of experience in emerging markets analysis, covering all aspects of political, economic, financial and security risk. Prior to working at Beazley she worked for RBS and Business Monitor International. She has also worked for the United Nations, World Bank, European Parliament and in the charity sector. She has an MSc in Economics from Birkbeck, University of London, and a BA Hons in French and Politics from the University of Nottingham. She has also studied Business Sustainability Management at the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership, where she is about to start a secondment on research into best practice in sustainable business.
Principal, Bulldog Capital Partners
Drew is a Principal at Bulldog Capital Partners, a Toronto-based Merchant Bank and Family Office focused on private equity investments and advisory services for growth-oriented businesses. Drew is also an advisor to LTSE, an innovative company combining a U.S. national securities exchange, a software and services platform and a coalition of long-term focused investors designed to optimize the public market experience.
以前,他当了11年的主要探讨了tor in the private and capital markets groups at OPTrust, a C$22 billion Canadian pension fund. As a Director in the Capital Markets Group, he helped build the FX and Fundamental Macro Strategies desk, with responsibility for Total Fund currency execution and managing a macro book. As a Portfolio Manager in the Private Markets Group he focused on private equity and infrastructure investment strategy, external fund partnerships, and direct transaction diligence, with a focus on Emerging Markets. Drew also co-led the development and launch of OPTrust Labs, the first internal innovation group at a Canadian pension plan.
From 2005 to 2008 Drew was an Asia Analyst and Global Market Strategist with Business Monitor International.
Deputy Head of Country Risk, Wells Fargo
Chiedza Madzimais the Head of Operational Risk (Global) and the South Africa Research team at Fitch Solutions, a Fitch Group company. Chiedza produces research content with a specialisation in business environment analysis particularly in Emerging Markets. She also helps to ensure the coherence of operational risk analysis and drive connected thinking in the industry research teams. She has been featured in various regional and global news publications, including Bloomberg and has made contributions to radio programs. Chiedza joined the Fitch Solutions team in 2015, having previously attained experience in risk and supply chain management in the Southern Africa region, working in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Her main areas of expertise are regulatory risk analysis, financial analysis and data modelling. Chiedza holds two degrees: A BCom degree with a double major in Business Management and Statistics, as well as a BSc degree with a double major in Actuarial Mathematics and Financial Engineering; both from the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Chief Credit Officer, Fitch Ratings
杰里米·卡特is Chief Credit Officer for Fitch Ratings. Based in London, he oversees a team of regional and group credit officers who are responsible for overseeing Fitch’s ratings process. The Chief Credit Officer and his team act as a check and balance on the ratings team, providing additional perspectives and research to protect the quality of Fitch’s ratings. Mr. Carter was appointed in June 2017.
Most recently Mr. Carter was Chief Criteria Officer at Fitch Ratings, where he enhanced the firm's ratings criteria process and ensured the independence of criteria approval and model validation.
Previously Mr. Carter launched the Credit Market Commentary team in 2011. The team produces Fitch Wire, which offers rapid Fitch opinion on the most important events affecting the global credit markets.
Mr. Carter joined Fitch Ratings in 2005 in its European structured finance group, where he was responsible for overseeing structured credit ratings and research.
Before joining Fitch, Mr. Carter was the London Bureau Chief for Institutional Investor.
Mr. Carter is a graduate of Exeter University.
Managing Director, Global Group Head, Sustainable Finance, Fitch Ratings
Andrew is responsible for developing and implementing Fitch's sustainable finance strategy, across ratings and the broader Fitch group. His group is based in London, New York, and Hong Kong. In 2019 Fitch Ratings rolled out an integrated cross-asset scoring system showing how environmental, social and governance factors impact individual credit rating decisions.
Prior to his current role Andrew held several senior management positions in Fitch: head of the EMEA energy, utilities, project finance and regulated transportation analytical groups; head of Asia Pacific Corporate Ratings, Head of EMEA Corporate Ratings; and Head of Executive Projects.
Before joining Fitch in 2004 Andrew led ABN Amro’s project finance, power and utilities group, worked in private equity for Edison Capital, in energy for PowerGen’s group treasury, and in the banking sector as a mezzanine, leveraged buy-out and cross-border M&A lender and advisor.
THIS COMMENTARY IS PUBLISHED BY FITCH SOLUTIONS COUNTRY RISK & INDUSTRY RESEARCH and is NOT a comment on Fitch Ratings' Credit Ratings. Any comments or data are solely derived from Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research and independent sources. Fitch Ratings analysts do not share data or information with Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research.