Government Financial Transparency, Accountability, & the European Economic Crisis: Paths to Prosperity
(29-30 April 2016, Los Angeles, CA)
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MISSONG, Thomas (President of European Association of Credit Rating Agencies)
Since 2010, Thomas Missong is the President of the European Association of Credit Rating Agencies (“EACRA”), currently representing 15 Credit Rating Agencies. In addition, Thomas is a Managing Director of RATINGPLATFORM, a company specializing on research on Credit Rating Agencies and providing rating advisory services.Thomas started his career as international water projects manager for Lyonnaise des Eaux, a leading global water utility, in Paris, France. Thereafter, Thomas worked 4 years for UniCredit Bank Austria’s Energy and Utilities team in Vienna and a further 4 years as rating advisor in UniCredit’s Debt Capital Markets division.Thomas has a Master’s degree in European Political Affairs from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium and a “Magister” in Business Administration from Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien focusing on capital markets. Thomas speaks English, French, German and Spanish.
30 April 2016 (Panelist)
TOPIC: Credit Rating Agency Use of Balance Sheet Numbers in Sovereign Ratings
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