Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Board of Directors

Charles E. Haldeman, Jr.
Charles E. Haldeman, Jr.
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
S&P Global Inc.
Charles E. Haldeman, Jr. Charles E. Haldeman, Jr., age 68, has been the Non-Executive Chairman of S&P Global since April 2015. He was Chairman of KCG Holdings, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent market making and electronic trading companies, from November 2013 until the Company’s acquisition by Virtu Financial in July 2017. He has served since November 2014 on the Board of DST Systems, which provides technology-based information processing and servicing solutions to the financial services and healthcare industries. He has served as Trustee of JBG Smith, the largest publicly traded real estate company focused on the Washington, D.C. market since July 2017. Mr. Haldeman is former CEO of Freddie Mac, the publicly traded mortgage company. He joined Freddie Mac in 2009, and is credited with stabilizing the company by building a new management team, reducing expenses, and improving the quality of loans. He stepped down as CEO in 2012. Before Freddie Mac, he was Chairman of Putnam Investment Management, LLC and President and CEO of Putnam Investments (2003-2008). Prior to his tenure at Putnam, Mr. Haldeman was Chairman and CEO of Delaware Investments and earlier served as President and COO of United Asset Management Corporation. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College (2007-2010) and a Trustee (2004-2012).

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Marco Alverà
Marco Alverà
Chief Executive Officer
Snam S.p.A.
Marco Alverà Marco Alverà, age 41, is the Chief Executive Officer of Snam S.p.A., an Italian firm engaged in the management of natural gas services, and Chairman of Snam Rete Gas. Prior to joining Snam in 2016, Mr. Alverà held a number of senior leadership positions at Eni S.p.A., among them, Head of Eni’s commodities trading and shipping business. He has participated in the upstream, midstream and downstream aspects of the oil and gas industry. Prior to Eni S.p.A., Mr. Alverà served as Head of Group Strategy at Enel S.p.A., a multinational power company functioning in the gas and electricity sectors, particularly in Europe and Latin America. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. and co-founded Netesi, Italy’s first broadband ADSL company. Mr. Alverà also previously served on the board of Gazprom Neft, a Russian integrated oil company.

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William D. Green
William D. Green
Former CEO and Chairman
Accenture
William D. Green William D. Green, age 63, is the former CEO and Chairman of Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. He served as Accenture’s Chief Executive Officer from September 2004 through December 2010 and assumed the additional role of Chairman from 2006-2013. Mr. Green was a Director of Accenture from 2001 through January 2013. Prior to serving as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Green was Accenture’s Chief Operating Officer-Client Services with overall management responsibility for the company’s operating groups. In addition, he served as Group Chief Executive of the Communications & High Tech operating group from 1999 to 2003. He was also Group Chief Executive of the Resources operating group for two years. Earlier in his career, Mr. Green led the Manufacturing industry group and was Managing Director for Accenture’s business in the United States. He joined Accenture in 1977 and became a partner in 1986. Mr. Green served as a Director of EMC Corporation from July 2013 to August 2016 and as EMC’s independent Lead Director from February 2015 to August 2016. Mr. Green is now a Director of Dell Technologies, following completion of its merger with EMC. He is on the Boards of Inovalon, and of Accumen, a private company in the healthcare industry. He is also on the National Board of Year Up. Mr. Green is deeply involved in many other organizations and business groups supporting education in the United States and around the world. He is also a frequent speaker at business, technology and academic forums worldwide.

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Stephanie C. Hill
Stephanie C. Hill
Senior Vice President
Corporate Strategy and Business Development
Lockheed Martin
Stephanie C. Hill Stephanie C. Hill, age 52, is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Lockheed Martin. In this role, Ms. Hill is responsible for global strategies and new business capture, and leads the Lockheed Martin business development organization. She assumed this post in September 2017. She serves as chair of the Greater Baltimore Committee and is a member of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Board of Visitors. Additionally, she sits on the Board of Directors for Project Lead the Way, the nation’s leading provider of K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs. Ms. Hill has been recognized for her career achievements and community outreach, especially in the advancement of STEM education. She was recognized as one of Computerworld's 2015 Premier 100 IT Leaders and one of Maryland’s 19th Annual International Leadership Awardees by the World Trade Center Institute. In 2014, Ms. Hill was named the U.S. Black Engineer of the Year by Career Communications Group and included on EBONY Magazine’s Power 100 list, recognizing the achievements of African-Americans in a variety of fields.

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Rebecca Jacoby
Rebecca Jacoby
Senior Vice President, Operations
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Rebecca Jacoby Rebecca Jacoby, age 55, is Senior Vice President, Operations of Cisco Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in IT networking. She was promoted to the role in July 2015 and is responsible for driving profitable growth and enabling operational excellence. Ms. Jacoby oversees the supply chain, global business services, security and trust, and IT organizations. In her former role as Cisco’s CIO from 2006 to 2015, she made the Cisco IT organization a strategic business partner, producing significant business value for Cisco in the form of financial performance, customer satisfaction and loyalty, market share, and productivity. Known for her strong track record of operational excellence, innovative problem solving and talent development, Ms. Jacoby was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame by CIO magazine and was recognized by Forbes as a “Superstar CIO” in 2012. Her extensive understanding of business operations, infrastructure and application deployments as well as her knowledge of products, software and services help her advance Cisco’s business through the use of Cisco technology. Since joining Cisco in 1995, Ms. Jacoby has held a variety of leadership roles in operations, manufacturing and IT. Prior to joining Cisco, Ms. Jacoby held a range of planning and operations positions with other companies in Silicon Valley. Ms. Jacoby serves on the Board of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and is a founding member of the Technology Business Management Council.

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Monique F. Leroux
Monique F. Leroux
President
International Cooperative Alliance
Chair of the Board
Investissement Québec
Monique F. Leroux Monique F. Leroux, age 62, is President of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA), representing the cooperative movement in more than 100 countries. From March 2008 to April 2016, Ms. Leroux was the Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada. Before joining Desjardins Group in 2001, Ms. Leroux held positions as the Chief Operating Officer at Québecor Inc., Senior Vice President of Finance and Senior Vice President Quebec at RBC (Royal Bank) and Partner at Ernst & Young. Ms. Leroux serves on the Boards of Alimentation Couche-Tard, Michelin, Crédit Mutuel/CIC and BCE/Bell. Ms. Leroux serves as Chair of the Board of Investissement Québec, nominated by the Quebec Government in April 2016. She is also Chair of the Quebec Economic and Innovation Council and chairs the High Level Contact Group of the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB). She is the founder and Chair of the International Summit of Cooperatives and chairs the Board of Governors of the Society for the Celebrations of Montreal’s 375th anniversary. Ms. Leroux is also a member of the Order of Canada and the Canadian Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee on the Public Service, the Business Council of Canada, the Founders’ Council of the Quebec Global 100 Network and the Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council. She is an Officer of the Ordre National du Québec and a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur (France). She is also the recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Award (United States), the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Quebec CPA Order and the Institute of Corporate Directors Fellowship Award. She holds honorary doctorates from eight Canadian universities.

Committee Membership:
Maria R. Morris
Maria R. Morris
Former Executive Vice President
Global Employee Benefits
MetLife, Inc.
Maria R. Morris Maria R. Morris, age 54, served on MetLife’s Executive Group for almost a decade and retired in September 2017. Since 2011, Ms. Morris was executive vice president, Global Employee Benefits. She expanded MetLife’s employee benefits business across 40 countries, driving partnerships with multinational corporations and distribution relationships with financial institutions. Ms. Morris has served in a number of senior positions at the company including, Interim Head of MetLife’s U.S. Business (January 2016 - July 2017) and Interim Chief Marketing Officer (April 2014 - January 2015). She also led Global Technology and Operations for MetLife and oversaw the company’s successful integration of its $16.4 billion American Life Insurance Company (Alico) acquisition. Ms. Morris joined MetLife in 1984, and has since held a number of senior leadership roles. Ms. Morris serves on the Boards of Directors of MetLife Property and Casualty Insurance Company, the MetLife Foundation, and the American Council of Life Insurers.

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Douglas L. Peterson
Douglas L. Peterson
President and Chief Executive Officer
S&P Global Inc.
Douglas L. Peterson Douglas L. Peterson was elected President and CEO, effective November 2013 and he joined the Company in September 2011 as President of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.

Previously, Mr. Peterson was the Chief Operating Officer of Citibank, N.A., Citigroup’s principal banking entity that operates in more than 100 countries. Mr. Peterson was with Citigroup for 26 years, during which time he transformed businesses and drove performance in investment and corporate banking, brokerage, asset management, private equity, and retail banking. His prior roles include CEO of Citigroup Japan, Country Manager for Costa Rica and Uruguay, and Chief Auditor of Citigroup.

Mr. Peterson is a Steward of the World Economic Forum's Shaping the Future of Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development System and a co-chair of WEF’s Financial Services Governors Community. He also co-chairs the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Executive Council on Infrastructure. He serves on the Boards of Directors of S&P Global, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee, the US-China Business Council, the Partnership for New York City and the Kravis Leadership Institute, and the Boards of Trustees of Claremont McKenna College and the Paul Taylor Dance Company.

Mr. Peterson received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in mathematics and history from Claremont McKenna College.

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Sir Michael Rake
Sir Michael Rake
Chairman,
BT Group plc
Worldpay Group plc
Sir Michael Rake Sir Michael Rake, age 68, has been Chairman of BT Group plc (“BT”), one of the largest communications companies in the world, since 2007, and Chairman of Worldpay Group plc (formerly RBS Worldpay), a UK-based global payment processing company, since September 2015. He is also Chairman of Majid Al Futtaim Holding LLC since 2010 and has been Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in the UK since 2015. Previously, he was Chairman of KPMG International, one of the world’s leading accounting organizations, with operations in 148 countries and more than 113,000 professionals working in member firms worldwide. After joining KPMG in 1972, he served the company in various capacities in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Middle East and London, and led a number of major global clients’ services teams. He joined the company’s UK Board in 1991, was elected UK Senior Partner in 1998 and named International Chairman in 2002. Sir Michael is the former Chair of the Commission for Employment and Skills in the UK and was Chairman of easyJet plc from 2010 to May 2013. Sir Michael was Non-Executive Director (2008-2012) then Deputy Chairman (2012-2015) at Barclays plc. He was President of the Confederation of British Industry until July 2015 and was formerly on the Board of the Financial Reporting Council. He is a member of the Advisory Council for Business for New Europe, on the Board of the Trans-Atlantic Business Council and is a William Pitt Fellow at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is also a Senior Adviser for Chatham House, a member of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Global Advisory Board and Vice President of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). Educated at Wellington College, where he was formerly Chairman of Governors and Vice President, Sir Michael is qualified as a UK-chartered accountant. He was knighted in 2007.

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Edward B. Rust, Jr.
Edward B. Rust, Jr.
Chairman Emeritus
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Edward B. Rust, Jr. Edward B. Rust, Jr., age 66, is Chairman Emeritus of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, the largest insurer of automobiles and homes in the United States. Mr. Rust was CEO of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company from 1985 to September 2015. Mr. Rust was a Director of the following State Farm affiliates from 2001 to 2014: State Farm Associates Funds Trust; State Farm Mutual Fund Trust; and State Farm Variable Product Trust. Mr. Rust is also a Director of Helmerich & Payne, an oil and gas drilling company, and Caterpillar Inc., a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. Mr. Rust is a Trustee of The Conference Board and Illinois Wesleyan University. Additionally, Mr. Rust is former Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Enterprise Institute, the National Alliance of Business, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Business-Higher Education Forum and the Business Roundtable’s Education Initiative. He was a member of Business Roundtable, where he served as Co-Chair for more than seven years, and the Financial Services Roundtable, where he served as Chairman. He was also a member of President George W. Bush’s Transition Advisory Team Committee on Education, served on the National (Glenn) Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century and on the No Child Left Behind Commission.

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Kurt L. Schmoke
Kurt L. Schmoke
President
University of Baltimore
Kurt L. Schmoke Kurt L. Schmoke, age 67, was appointed President of the University of Baltimore in July 2014, after serving at Howard University for almost 12 years. During his tenure at Howard University, Mr. Schmoke served in several roles: Dean of Howard Law School (2003-2012); General Counsel (2012-2014); and Interim Provost (2013-2014). Prior to joining Howard, he was a partner at the Washington, D.C.-based law firm of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering from 2000 through 2002. Mr. Schmoke served three terms as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1987 until 1999. Mr. Schmoke served as the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City from 1982 until 1987. Mr. Schmoke is a Director of Legg Mason, Inc. He is a Vice Chair of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a private philanthropic group. Mr. Schmoke is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Schmoke was named to President Jimmy Carter’s domestic policy staff in 1977. He was a Director of the Baltimore Life Companies and a Trustee of the Yale Corporation.

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Richard E. Thornburgh
Richard E. Thornburgh
Non-Executive Director and Chairman
Credit Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc.
Vice Chairman
Credit Suisse Group A.G.
Richard E. Thornburgh Richard E. Thornburgh, age 64, is Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Credit Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc. He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Credit Suisse Group A.G., chairs its Risk Committee, and serves on its Audit and Chairman’s and Governance Committees. Mr. Thornburgh has held key positions throughout his career with Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB), the investment banking arm of Credit Suisse Group A.G., including Executive Vice Chairman of CSFB from 2004 through 2005. He has also held key positions with Credit Suisse Group A.G., including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer and member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group A.G. Mr. Thornburgh is also the lead Director of NewStar Financial, Inc. and a Director of CapStar Financial Holdings (CSTR). Mr. Thornburgh was previously Vice Chairman of Corsair Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on investing in the global financial services industry, and continues to serve as a member of Corsair’s Investment Committee. He was previously a Director of Reynolds American Inc., National City Corporation and Dollar General Corporation. Mr. Thornburgh served on the executive committee of the Securities Industry Association and served as Chairman. In addition, he serves on the University of Cincinnati Investment Committee and is a Trustee of St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, Ohio and chairs its Finance Committee.

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Executive Committee

Douglas L. Peterson
Douglas L. Peterson
President and Chief Executive Officer
S&P Global Inc.
Douglas L. Peterson Douglas L. Peterson was elected President and CEO, effective November 2013 and he joined the Company in September 2011 as President of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.

Previously, Mr. Peterson was the Chief Operating Officer of Citibank, N.A., Citigroup’s principal banking entity that operates in more than 100 countries. Mr. Peterson was with Citigroup for 26 years, during which time he transformed businesses and drove performance in investment and corporate banking, brokerage, asset management, private equity, and retail banking. His prior roles include CEO of Citigroup Japan, Country Manager for Costa Rica and Uruguay, and Chief Auditor of Citigroup.

Mr. Peterson is a Steward of the World Economic Forum's Shaping the Future of Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development System and a co-chair of WEF’s Financial Services Governors Community. He also co-chairs the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Executive Council on Infrastructure. He serves on the Boards of Directors of S&P Global, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee, the US-China Business Council, the Partnership for New York City and the Kravis Leadership Institute, and the Boards of Trustees of Claremont McKenna College and the Paul Taylor Dance Company.

Mr. Peterson received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in mathematics and history from Claremont McKenna College.
Ewout Steenbergen
Ewout Steenbergen
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Ewout Steenbergen Ewout Steenbergen is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of S&P Global. As CFO, Mr. Steenbergen is responsible for all aspects of the Finance department, focused on growth and sustainable shareholder value. Moreover, he is responsible for Strategy & Corporate Development.

Mr. Steenbergen was appointed CFO of S&P Global in 2016. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and CFO of Voya Financial, Inc. Under Mr. Steenbergen's leadership, Voya successfully strengthened its balance sheet, de-risked its investment portfolio and executed a robust initial public offering in 2013.

Prior to his role as Voya's CFO, Mr. Steenbergen was CFO and Chief Risk Officer for ING Asia-Pacific and held a number of management roles for ING Group, including serving as regional general manager in Hong Kong and as a Chief Executive Officer of RVS, an ING Group company based in the Netherlands. He has also held other international roles such as CEO of ING's Retail Business in the Czech and Slovak Republics and CEO of ING Nationale-Nederlanden Slovak Republic.

Mr. Steenbergen holds a master's degree in actuarial science from the University of Amsterdam and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Rochester and from Nyenrode University. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
John L. Berisford
John L. Berisford
President, S&P Global Ratings
John L. Berisford John Berisford is President of S&P Global Ratings.

Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources for the Company. In this role, he was instrumental in creating and executing on the Company’s Growth and Value Plan, resulting in the creation of McGraw Hill Financial and the sale of McGraw Hill Education. He led the initiative to create the Company’s focused Business Unit operating model while strengthening the HR function with new capabilities to support the Company’s growth and performance goals. In addition, Mr. Berisford led the succession process that enabled a seamless CEO transition in 2013.

Before joining the Company in January 2011, Mr. Berisford spent 22 successful years at PepsiCo where he led a number of important global initiatives and transformations. Among other strategic projects, he led the integration after PepsiCo acquired the independent Pepsi Bottling Group into its overall corporate structure.

Mr. Berisford holds a bachelor's degree in political science from West Liberty College in West Virginia and a master’s degree in labor and industrial relations from West Virginia University.
Mike Chinn
Mike Chinn
President, S&P Global Market and Commodities Intelligence
Mike Chinn Mike Chinn is President of S&P Global Market and Commodities Intelligence.

Mr. Chinn joined the company with its acquisition of SNL Financial in September of 2015. Mr. Chinn worked at SNL for more than 21 years, starting as an analyst in the Bank M&A department in 1994. He worked on a variety of product launches before being named president and board member in 2000. In this capacity he acted as SNL’s senior managing officer, with responsibility for research, content, IT, product development and client support. Mr. Chinn was named CEO of SNL in 2010. During his tenure as CEO, SNL saw its employee numbers rise to more than 3,000 and product offerings expand from North America to Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Mr. Chinn graduated from the University of Virginia in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and history.
Martina L. Cheung
Martina L. Cheung
Head of Global Risk Services
Martina L. Cheung Ms. Cheung is Head of Risk Services. She is responsible for monetizing and leveraging S&P Global’s significant risk intellectual property (research, content, models, data, analytics and solutions) to serve clients in managing complex risk challenges.

Martina most recently served as S&P Global’s Chief Strategy Officer, where she was responsible for the execution and measurement of S&P Global’s Growth and Performance objectives.

Ms. Cheung joined S&P Global in 2010 as Vice President of Operations and was appointed Managing Director of the Global Strategy group in 2012. Prior to joining S&P Global, she worked in Accenture’s Financial Services Strategy group and later as a Partner at Mitchell Madison Consulting.

Ms. Cheung holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a master’s degree in Business Studies from University College Galway.
Martin Fraenkel
Martin Fraenkel
President, S&P Global Platts
Martin Fraenkel Martin Fraenkel is President of S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global and the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Based in London, Martin is a member of the S&P Global Operating Committee.

Prior to becoming President of Platts in September 2016, Martin was Global Head of Content, responsible for leading Platts’ 450-member global editorial and analytics team, as well as being a member of the Platts Executive Committee regarding the division’s strategy and offerings in data, pricing, news and analysis.

Martin joined Platts in June 2015 from CME Group, where he was Managing Director and Global Head of Energy. In a diverse 30-year career in the commodities markets, Martin has held senior roles across both physical and financial markets. These have included managing global sales and trading businesses for top-tier investment banks, such as Credit Agricole (2007-2011) and Dresdner Kleinwort (2005-2007) as Global Head of Commodities and for JP Morgan Chase as Global Head of Energy, Agriculture and Base Metals Trading and Head of Commodities for EMEA (1993-2001). Martin has also provided consulting services to leading exchanges, hedge funds, trade houses and proprietary traders. Among other highlights, Martin has chaired the London Gold Market, the operator of the global gold price benchmark. Martin began his career in New York in 1984 as a base metals trader.

Martin received an MBA from Insead in Fontainebleau, France; a Master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC, USA and Bologna, Italy; and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK.

Martin speaks French, German and Italian. He is a member of the Council of Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs.
Courtney Geduldig
Courtney Geduldig
Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
Courtney Geduldig Courtney Geduldig is Executive Vice President, Public Affairs for S&P Global. She is responsible for worldwide marketing, communications, government affairs and corporate responsibility.

Ms. Geduldig joined the Company in 2013 and previously served as Managing Director, Global Government and Public Policy. Prior to this role at the Company, she was Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs at Standard & Poor’s.

Before joining the Company, Ms. Geduldig was Managing Director and Head of Federal Government Relations at the Financial Services Forum. From 2008 to 2011, she served as Chief Financial Counsel to Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), handling a wide range of issues and played a key role in advising Senator Corker on the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.”

Ms. Geduldig also spent two years as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Banking and Finance at the U.S. Treasury Department and co-authored the book “Where the Jobs Are: Entrepreneurship and the Soul of the American Economy.”

Ms. Geduldig holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Steven J. Kemps
Steven J. Kemps
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Steven J. Kemps Steve Kemps is Executive Vice President, General Counsel at S&P Global. In this role, Steve is responsible for overseeing the legal operations and advising on the impact of changing laws in the way the Company conducts business.

Previously, Steve served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Quanta Services, where he oversaw all legal affairs and advised the business on regulatory, ethical and compliance matters. Prior to joining Quanta, he served as General Counsel of Hess Retail Corporation and Dean Foods Company. Steve has also held various senior legal positions with Kimberly-Clark Corporation and law firm Dorsey & Whitney, and served as a federal law clerk to Judge Paul A. Magnuson of the United States District Court, Minnesota.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from University of Wisconsin School of Business in 1986 and a Juris Doctorate degree from University of Wisconsin Law School in 1991, and he holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate.

Nancy Luquette
Nancy Luquette
Senior Vice President, Chief Risk & Audit Executive
Nancy Luquette Nancy J. Luquette is Senior Vice President, Chief Risk & Audit Executive for S&P Global. She is responsible for the Company’s global Risk Management and Internal Audit functions, as well as the Ratings Risk Review function for S&P Global Ratings.

Ms. Luquette has led the Internal Audit function and the S&P Global Ratings Risk Review function since September 2013. She became S&P Global’s Chief Risk & Audit Executive and assumed leadership of the Risk Management function in June 2016.

Before joining the Company, Ms. Luquette was Vice President and General Auditor for Avaya, and earlier was a Partner in PwC’s Internal Audit and Global Risk Management Services.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas Wesleyan University.
Alex J. Matturri
Alex J. Matturri
Chief Executive Officer, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Alex J. Matturri Alex J. Matturri is Chief Executive Officer at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Mr. Matturri joined the Company in 2007. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President and Director of Global Equity Index Management at Northern Trust Global Investments (NTGI). He joined NTGI in 2003 with the company’s acquisition of Deutsche Asset Management’s Index and Quantitative Investment business. At Deutsche, he served as Director and Senior Index Investment Strategist. He previously served as Vice President and Division Head at The Bank of New York and as a Risk Arbitrage Analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Security Analyst at First Fidelity Bank.

Mr. Matturri is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is admitted as an attorney in New York and New Jersey. He is also a member of the CFA Institute and The New York Society of Security Analysts.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance with honors from Lehigh University and a law degree from Syracuse University College of Law.
Krishna Nathan
Krishna Nathan
Chief Information Officer
Krishna Nathan Krishna Nathan joined S&P Global in May 2016 as Chief Information Officer. In this role, he is spearheading the creation and implementation of a firm-wide technology and data roadmap to accelerate growth and performance, an essential part of our long-term vision for S&P Global. Central to this is enhancing the Company’s digital footprint and finding innovative ways to use data to expand its products, services and delivery platforms and create new value for customers. Dr. Nathan brings to this role a breadth of experience in navigating the changing technology landscape combined with deep domain knowledge acquired through extensive work leading research and development teams.

Dr. Nathan joined the Company from IBM where he was Vice President of Systems, responsible for the development and execution of the research strategy and activity in a variety of areas such as next generation data centers, cognitive systems design, security and a range of future Systems technologies. Since joining IBM in 1991, he has held a wide variety of leadership positions, both corporate and business-aligned, spanning the U.S. and Europe.

Dr. Nathan holds a Ph.D. in engineering from Brown University and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Paul Sheard
Paul Sheard
Executive Vice President and Chief Economist
Paul Sheard Paul Sheard is Executive Vice President and Chief Economist of S&P Global. He spearheads the company’s economic and market thought-leadership and engages with a broad range of market participants and external stakeholders. Teams led by Dr. Sheard provide the macroeconomic forecasts used by S&P Global Ratings’ analysts during the ratings process, conduct fixed income research, analyze credit ratings performance, and promote cross-divisional research collaboration. Dr. Sheard chairs the S&P Global Ratings Academic Council and is also a member of the S&P Global Ratings Executive Committee.

Previously, Dr. Sheard held chief economist positions at Nomura Securities and at Lehman Brothers and earlier he had been Head of Japan Equity Investments and Japan Strategist at Baring Asset Management in Tokyo.

Dr. Sheard speaks regularly at major conferences around the world and his views are frequently quoted in the international media. He was a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the International Monetary System in 2010-12 and is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Sheard was on the faculty at the Australian National University (ANU) and at Osaka University, and was a visiting researcher at Stanford University and at the Bank of Japan. Author or editor of several books and numerous articles on the Japanese economy, Dr. Sheard won the Suntory-Gakugei Prize in the Economics–Politics Division for his book, The Crisis of Main Bank Capitalism.

Dr. Sheard received his bachelor’s degree from Monash University in Australia and a master’s degree in Economics and a Ph.D. from the ANU.
Ashu Suyash
Ashu Suyash
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, CRISIL
Ashu Suyash Ashu Suyash is Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL, India’s leading provider of ratings, research, analytics, and solutions with a robust track record of growth and innovation and a global footprint. CRISIL is majority owned by S&P Global Inc.

Ms. Suyash oversees all of CRISIL’s domestic and global businesses and leads CRISIL’s efforts to deliver high-quality analyses, opinions and solutions to its rich and diversified client base, which ranges from small enterprises to large corporations, investors, financial institutions, governments and policymakers based in India and around the world.

Ms. Suyash has more than 26 years of experience in the financial services sector. Prior to joining CRISIL in June 2015, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of L&T Investment Management Limited. Before joining L&T Investment Management, she was Managing Director & Country Head of Fidelity’s Indian asset management business. Earlier, she was the Head of Strategy and Business Development at Citibank India. Her career at Citibank spanned over 15 years during which she held several key positions across the Consumer, Corporate and Investment Bank. Over the years, Ms. Suyash has been recognized amongst the Top 50 Women in business in India and in Asia several times by various publications.

Ms. Suyash has a keen interest in the education sector and is associated with the Board of Studies at NMIMS, with N.M College and is on the advisory boards of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and Aseema Charitable Trust, an NGO with a mission to provide education to the underprivileged children.

Ms. Suyash is a commerce graduate from Mumbai University (N.M. College) and a Chartered Accountant.