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Barbara Ridpath

Chief Executive

Barbara Ridpath is Chief Executive of the International Centre for Financial Regulation. Prior to her current position, from 2004-2008, Barbara was Executive Managing Director and Head of Ratings Services, Europe, for Standard & Poor’s, responsible for Standard & Poor’s rating activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Before that she was Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer, Europe based in Standard & Poor's London office, where she was responsible for the development and application of ratings policy in Europe including its global consistency. Barbara joined S&P in 1983 after three years as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She worked in S&P's European network from 1986, holding a broad range of positions. Barbara spearheaded S&P's move into international securitisation based in London in the late 1980s, and ran S&P-ADEF in Paris from 1990 to 1993. From 1993 to 1998 Barbara was a Senior Credit Officer at JPMorgan Europe, rejoining S&P in 1998. Barbara holds an A.B. degree cum laude from Smith College and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.

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Regulatory Calendar

The ICFR’s intention is to create a searchable calendar of regulatory filings and requests for comment with links to the websites of national and international regulators eg 2nd April 2009. This will follow over the coming weeks.

April 2009