Get updated on developments across Europe and the latest issues on the separation of the UK from the EU at Moody’s inaugural Euro Area Briefing.
During interactive panel discussions credit analysts and guest economists will discuss Euro Area reforms and what is achievable over the next two years.
Olivier Garnier is Director General for Economics and International at Banque de France. Before joining Banque de France in September 2017, he was the Group Chief Economist of Société Générale and a member of the Group’s General Management Committee. He has also been Deputy-CEO of Société Générale Asset Management.Read Full Bio
Rolf Strauch is the Management Board Member in charge of Economics, Policy Strategy, and Banking at the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), which he joined in July 2010. He is responsible for economic and financial analysis and policies, strategic orientation, and the country monitoring work that the ESM and EFSF undertake. He represents the ESM and EFSF in European fora, negotiates with Member States, and handles relations with credit rating agencies.Read Full Bio
Sarah has been the lead analyst for most countries in the European Union, as well as the United States. She is currently responsible for a portfolio of credits that includes the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, the Isle of Man, and the Council of Europe Development Bank. She is also one of the Sovereign Risk Group’s global spokespeople. She joined Moody’s in 2009 after completing a Sloan Fellowship at the London Business School.Read Full Bio
Colin Ellis is Moody’s Chief Credit Officer in EMEA, and a Managing Director in the Credit Strategy team. He is responsible for identifying and analyzing the broad macro and credit trends, and leading and coordinating Moody’s ratings approach, across franchises in the region. He is also a member of Moody’s Macroeconomic Board, which sets the global forecasts that underpin Moody’s universe of ratings.Read Full Bio
Nick Hill joined Moody’s in March 2010 and is based in Paris where he is responsible for the coverage of banks in France, Benelux, Italy, the UK, Ireland, and the CIS. Nick led the revision of Moody’s bank rating methodology, which was re-published in 2015.Read Full Bio
Dietmar Hornung, Associate Managing Director, leads the Sovereign Risk Group’s European team, covering the European countries and the European supranationals. Prior to his appointment as team leader, Dietmar was Moody’s lead analyst on a number of European sovereign credits, including Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Russia, EU, EFSF and ESM.Read Full Bio
Yves Lemay is currently the Head of the Sovereign Risk Group in the EMEA region. He is responsible for analytical teams covering more than 70 countries and 20 multilateral development banks. During the first half of this decade, he headed the banking group responsible for about 350 financial institutions in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Earlier in his career at Moody’s, Mr. Lemay performed various managerial and analytical functions spanning across regions, industries and sectors.Read Full Bio
Pepa Mori is a Vice President – Senior Credit Officer in the Financial Institutions Group. She joined Moody’s in July 2008 as part of the Spanish and Portuguese team. Since then she has managed a wide portfolio of issuers, currently covering banks in Spain, Portugal and Italy.Read Full Bio
Kathrin joined Moody’s Investors Service in April 2010 as a member of the Sovereign Risk Group. She is the lead analyst for several European Sovereigns, including the UK, Ireland, Greece, Denmark as well as European Multilateral Development Banks such as ESM, EFSF and the EIB.Read Full Bio
Evan is responsible for a portfolio of credits in Eastern and Southern Europe that includes Portugal, Hungary, Estonia and Serbia. He joined Moody’s in 2015 after a varied career in the UK public and private sector.Read Full Bio