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.
Michel Houdebine is Chief Economist of the French treasury since September 2015. He previously occupied various positions at the directorate general of the French Treasury. He was assistant secretary for Public Policies from 2010 till 2015 and deputy assistant secretary in charge of European affairs from 2008 till 2010. He is member of the Conseil d’orientation des retraites, Conseil d’orientation pour l’emploi and the Conseil économique du développement durable. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique.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
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
Carola Schuler is a Managing Director in the Europe, Middle East and Africa banking team, based in Frankfurt. In this capacity, she is responsible for Moody’s analytical teams that rate banks primarily in the Eurozone and Central and Eastern Europe as well as non-bank financial companies across Europe and emerging markets in Middle East and Africa.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