Rahul Ghosh is a senior vice president in Moody’s global environmental, social and governance (ESG) and green bonds team. In this capacity, Rahul coordinates the company’s thematic and educational research and outreach initiatives on the impact of ESG considerations for global credit markets. Rahul also serves as a senior analyst for Moody’s Green Bond Assessments (GBAs), which evaluate the effectiveness of an issuer’s approach to managing, administering, allocating proceeds to and reporting on environmental projects financed with green bonds.
Rahul is a regular participant at high-profile market briefings, external conferences, media engagements and policy discussions related to ESG and sustainable finance. He has presented on the impact of climate change on sovereign creditworthiness at the G20 Green Finance Study Group, and is a member of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment’s advisory committee on credit ratings.
Prior to his current role, Rahul worked in the company’s credit strategy and standards group in London and Singapore, where he led thematic credit research for both the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions, integrating top-down macroeconomic analysis with credit views across sovereigns, corporates, and financial institutions. Prior to joining Moody’s in 2014, Rahul was previously the Head of Asia at BMI Research in Singapore, leading a team of macroeconomists and industry specialists in analysing sovereign risk, sector performance and the capital markets.
Rahul holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Edinburgh.