Meet the Speaker: Andrew Steel, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Fitch Ratings

Andrew is responsible for developing and implementing Fitch’s sustainable finance strategy, and recently devised and launched the first integrated, cross-asset, ESG scoring system for credit ratings.  Prior to his current role Andrew held several senior management positions for Fitch in EMEA and Asia. Andrew joined Fitch 17 years ago with a background in project finance, private equity, LBO’s and M&A from investment banking and equity investments. Andrew is currently an advisory committee member of the UN PRI credit ratings initiative, and during the early 2000’s was an independent expert for the UN ECE advising on risk issues and sustainable energy development.

Andrew graduated from Bristol University with a degree in Psychology, and has a postgraduate diploma from INSEAD in global management.