Alexandre Birry is the Global Head Research for S&P Global Ratings’ Financial Institutions group. Based in London, his responsibilities include coordinating S&P Global Ratings’ efforts to drive analytical consistency and ratings quality for banks and non-bank financial institutions, the contribution to and coordination of sector research publications, as well as the development of the group’s outreach plan. Alexandre is also the co-chair of the cross-practice S&P Global Ratings Research Council. Previously acting as sector lead for EMEA Financial Institutions, he also chaired an internal taskforce analyzing the potential impact of regulatory developments on bank ratings, in addition to being an active participant in rating committees globally. Alexandre joined S&P Global Ratings in November 2009, covering over time a large number of banks across Europe.
His previous working experience includes five years in Fitch Ratings' Financial Institutions team, covering banks in Northern Europe, and two years at UBS, within the corporate finance Financial Institutions Group.
Alexandre holds a Master in Management, with a major in finance, from HEC Paris, as well as a CEMS (Community of European Management Schools) Master in International Management.