Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Tue 08 Mar - Thu 10 Mar, 2011

Barbara Ridpath Barbara Ridpath (Faculty)

Country/Region: United States of America

St. Paul's Institute

Chief Executive, International Centre for Financial Regulation, London

Biography:
Barbara Ridpath is the chief executive officer of the International Center for Financial Regulation. Prior to this position, she was executive managing director and head of ratings services at Standard & Poor's (S&P), responsible for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Before that she was managing director and chief credit officer, Europe, based in S&P's London office, where she was responsible for the development and application of ratings policy in Europe including its global consistency. Ms. Ridpath joined S&P in 1983 after three years as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. From 1986 onwards, she worked in S&P's European network, holding a broad range of positions. Ms. Ridpath spearheaded S&P's move into international securitisation based in London in the late 1980s and ran S&P-ADEF in Paris from 1990 to 1993. From 1993 to 1998 she was a senior credit officer at JPMorgan Europe, rejoining S&P in 1998. Ms. Ridpath holds an A.B. from Smith College and an M. B. A. from Columbia University.

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