Senior Analytical Advisor – Africa Sovereign Risk Group, Moodys
Aurélien Mali is Moody’s Senior Analytical Advisor – Africa and consequently acts as the firm’s senior analytical expert in the region. His position is a combined lead analyst, internal advisory and analytical outreach/credit ambassador role.
As a member of the Sovereign Risk Group since August 2002, he was involved in Moody’s sovereign ratings in Europe and the Middle East at the beginning of his career. Over the last 4 years, he has been at the forefront of Moody’s growing footprint in Africa. He has been sovereign lead or backup analyst for almost all sovereign issuers and multilateral development banks we rate in Africa. Aurelien was relocated to our Dubai office early 2013 from our London office where is has also taken some responsibilities vis-à-vis some of the GCC countries.
In his new role of Moody’s Senior Analytical Advisor for Africa, Aurelien manages a research programme that supports the development of Moody’s reputation for analytical insight and excellence. He also assumes a greater role in participating in regular Moody’s and thirdparty conferences on the continent, Africa-related investor briefings, and undertaking analytical outreach to inform and explain Moody’s credit judgments. As the internal advisor on Africa across all lines of Businesses, Aurelien also supports other Moody’s franchises using his unique experience and visibility across multiple sectors and asset classes in the region. Finally, he remains the lead/backup sovereign analyst for few countries including Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola and South Africa.
Aurelien also assists in the research initiative with respect to global financial risks and international economic issues. This initiative started in December 2006 with a specific publication called Moody’s Global Financial Risk Perspectives. He has been since a member of Moody’s Macroeconomic Board.
Aurélien holds a BSc in Economics and a postgraduate degree (DEA) in Money, Finance and Banking from the Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris.
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