Douglas L. Peterson
Doug Peterson has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of S&P Global since 2013. He joined the company in 2011 as President of its credit ratings business.
Mr. Peterson has repositioned S&P Global to power the financial markets of the future with data, analytics and benchmarks. Under his leadership, the company has steadily made investments in people, international expansion, cutting-edge technology, innovation and environmental, social and governance, or ESG, solutions. In February, 2022, S&P Global completed a transformative merger with IHS Markit to create powerful new insights for customers.
Mr. Peterson is a leading voice on ESG issues. He chairs the Bipartisan Policy Center’s ESG Taskforce, and in 2021 he led a workstream of the G7’s Impact Taskforce focused on mobilizing private capital for public good by advocating for globally consistent standards to measure, value, and account for sustainability. At S&P Global, Mr. Peterson created a new organization within the company, Sustainable1, to be a single source of intelligence for customers navigating the transition to a low carbon, sustainable and equitable future.
Before joining S&P Global, Mr. Peterson was the Chief Operating Officer of Citibank, N.A., Citigroup’s principal banking entity. Over his 26 years at Citigroup, he served as Chief Auditor, CEO of Citigroup Japan and in leadership roles in Latin America.
Mr. Peterson chairs the U.S.-Japan Business Council and is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Japan Society and the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the New York Stock Exchange Board Advisory Council. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee and as a Trustee of Claremont McKenna College and the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Born and raised in New Mexico, Mr. Peterson received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College.
Ewout Steenbergen is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of S&P Global. As CFO, Mr. Steenbergen is responsible for all aspects of the Finance department, focused on growth and sustainable shareholder value. Moreover, he is responsible for the S&P Global Engineering Solutions Division and Kensho Technologies.
Mr. Steenbergen was appointed CFO of S&P Global in 2016. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and CFO of Voya Financial, Inc. Under Mr. Steenbergen's leadership, Voya successfully strengthened its balance sheet, de-risked its investment portfolio, and executed a robust initial public offering in 2013.
Prior to his role as Voya's CFO, Mr. Steenbergen was CFO and Chief Risk Officer for ING Asia-Pacific and held a number of management roles for ING Group, including serving as Regional General Manager in Hong Kong and as a Chief Executive Officer of RVS, an ING Group company based in the Netherlands. He has also held other international roles such as CEO of ING's Retail Business in the Czech and Slovak Republics and CEO of ING Nationale-Nederlanden Slovak Republic.
Mr. Steenbergen holds a master's degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Amsterdam and a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Rochester and from Nyenrode University. He also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of UNICEF USA.
Martina L. Cheung
Martina L. Cheung is President of S&P Global Ratings. She has ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the business, including commercial, analytical, control, and operations functions.
S&P Global Ratings is regulated in many of the countries in which it operates, and Ms. Cheung is a director of three of its largest legal entities, S&P Global Ratings Europe Limited, S&P Global Ratings UK Limited, and Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC. She also serves as the Executive Sponsor of S&P Global Sustainable1, supporting to drive the enterprise-wide growth strategy for ESG.
Ms. Cheung is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, and served on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) subcommittee on Climate-Related Market Risk. She has spoken on key industry topics covering ESG, cyber security, technology, and diversity in the workforce across public forums that include the World Economic Forum at Davos, the Institute for International Finance membership meeting, and Politico Women Rule, among others.
Ms. Cheung joined S&P Global in 2010 as Vice President of Operations and went on to serve as S&P Global’s Chief Strategy Officer, where she was responsible for the execution and measurement of S&P Global’s continuing expansion of its global footprint. She also served as Head of Risk Services in S&P Global Market Intelligence, where she leveraged S&P Global’s significant risk intellectual property to serve clients in managing complex risk challenges. She most recently served as President of S&P Global Market Intelligence and Ms. Cheung formally served on the Board of CRISIL.
Ms. Cheung is the Executive Sponsor for the Asian Professionals for Excellence (APEX), and Women’s Initiative for Networking Success (WINS). She also has active involvement in other S&P Global People Resource Groups including Women in Technology (WIT) and S&P Global's LGBTQ+ & Friends ERG (Spectrum). Ms. Cheung’s philanthropic efforts include support for organizations such as Upwardly Global and YWCA.
Prior to joining S&P Global, she worked in the consulting industry, first in Accenture’s Financial Services Strategy group and later as a Partner at Mitchell Madison Consulting. Ms. Cheung holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a master’s degree in Business Studies from National University of Ireland, Galway.
Bhavesh Dayalji is the Chief Executive Officer of Kensho, S&P Global’s AI and innovation hub. When he started working for Kensho, Mr. Dayalji was one of the company’s early hires, and Kensho was a startup with interesting technology. He served in a variety of leadership roles focused on developing and scaling Kensho’s products, engineering, and client-facing teams.
Mr. Dayalji has worked to drive Kensho’s growth through the use of its products at the world’s largest financial institutions and the U.S. Intelligence Community. Kensho received backing from Google Ventures, leading financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase, and S&P Global, as well as the venture capital arm of the CIA, In-Q-Tel. Kensho was acquired by S&P Global in 2018.
Prior to Kensho, Mr. Dayalji was a senior leader in Deloitte’s strategy and M&A practice. He was the engagement leader for many high-profile C-suite clients, advising them on M&A strategy, leading due diligence efforts, and developing growth strategies in the financial services industry. He developed and executed country and region strategies for Deloitte’s practices worldwide, resulting in the firm becoming the top global professional services firm by revenue.
Mr. Dayalji started his career working on the software engineering team at CERN, the European Organization for Particle Physics, in Geneva, Switzerland, the team responsible for the discovery of the Higgs boson particle. He graduated with a B.S. in Software Engineering and Physics from De Montfort University in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Dan Draper is Chief Executive Officer at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), responsible for all aspects of the index business globally. S&P DJI is the world’s leading index provider and offers investment professionals around the world an array of products from core indices such as the S&P 500® to broad comprehensive benchmarks.
Before joining S&P DJI, Mr. Draper held asset management, wealth management, and investment banking leadership positions in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Jakarta with Invesco, Credit Suisse Asset Management, Lyxor Asset Management, iShares/Barclays Global Investors, Goldman Sachs, UBS Wealth Management, and Salomon Brothers.
Mr. Draper earned an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) charterholder and holds the Chartered Market Technician®, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, Financial Risk Manager, Certified Financial Planner®, and Chartered Financial Consultant® designations.
Mr. Draper is the Chairperson for the Index Industry Association. He is a chartered director and fellow at the Institute of Directors in the U.K. and a board leadership fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors in the U.S. In addition, he is a fellow of the 2017 class of the Aspen Institute Finance Leaders Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. He serves as a board director for the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Delta Dental of Virginia.
Mark Grant joined S&P Global in December 2021 as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. Mr. Grant was previously Vice President and Head of Investor Relations at GoDaddy.
Prior to his work at GoDaddy, he was an equity research analyst at Goldman Sachs, publishing investment research on nearly 100 different technology companies in industries spanning software, internet, information services, video games, cybersecurity, analytics, and e-commerce. Mr. Grant was also a co-author on thematic technology research on Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Microservices, Voice-enabled digital assistants, and the Internet of Things (IoT). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Strategy from Brigham Young University.
Adam Kansler is President of S&P Global Market Intelligence which delivers a wide range of financial information products and services, including some of the world’s leading desktop, data, analytics, and software solutions. He is a member of the Executive Committee of S&P Global.
Prior to the merger between S&P Global and IHS Markit, Mr. Kensler was President of the IHS Markit Financial Services division and member of the IHS Markit executive team. In this role he drove organic growth, acquisitions and strategic initiatives, expanding the division to more than 6,000 colleagues globally and approximately $2 billion of revenue.
Mr. Kensler had previously served as the company’s Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel where he led the human resources, legal, corporate communications, risk, regulatory affairs, and strategic alliances functions.
Before joining Markit in 2009, Mr. Kensler spent 17 years with Proskauer LLP as a corporate partner, focused on M&A, banking and securities regulation, and complex joint-venture transactions. He holds a B.A. in economics from Hobart College and received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.
Mr. Kensler has participated on advisory boards for government agencies and industry groups, including The World Economic Forum at Davos and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He is deeply committed to driving a diverse workplace and has been recognized for his initiatives in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, having been named a 2021 Top 50 Advocate globally by Empower and Yahoo! Finance.
Swamy Kocherlakota is the Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer for S&P Global and is responsible for driving digital transformation and delivering productivity improvements for customers and employees. With a focus on leading-edge technology and digital ecosystems, Mr. Kocherlakota and his team are responsible for building a secure, scalable and resilient foundation that helps S&P Global power global markets.
Prior to S&P Global, Mr. Kocherlakota was SVP, Global Head of Technology Operations & Infrastructure at Visa, Inc. where he oversaw global infrastructure and applications that processed over 130 billion transactions annually. Before VISA, he was at BNY Mellon as head of Global Infrastructure Engineering and Architecture where he led their infrastructure transformation. Mr. Kocherlakota holds the recognition of being a distinguished engineer at Lucent Bell Labs where he managed technology for Lucent and its ventures.
Mr. Kocherlakota is a NASD registered representative and has a PhD in Computer Science from Michigan State University.
Yaacov Mutnikas is Chief Technology Officer and Head of Data Science for S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Mr. Mutnikas and his team drive the vision and roadmap for S&P Global Market Intelligence’s technology strategy across all business lines. He is also responsible for the firm’s data scientists who are focused on how the Company can combine its leading data sets with advanced analytics to deliver innovative solutions to customers.
Mr. Mutnikas brings forty years of experience from previous roles as senior advisor to the Bank of England, head of risk architecture at the FSA, head of business architecture at Bridgewater, and CTO at Algorithmics.
Mr. Mutnikas holds both the Master of Science in philosophy of science from Kings College London and Master of Science in finance and investment banking from Reading University, United Kingdom.
Saugata Saha is President of S&P Global Commodity Insights and a member of S&P Global’s Executive Committee.
In prior roles at the Company, Mr. Saha was the Chief Financial Officer of two of S&P Global’s technology-driven, data, benchmarks, and analytics divisions, S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Platts. Prior to that, he led financial planning & analyses (FP&A) and corporate strategy for the Company; managed operations for the technology group; led the integration program for a large acquisition; and led the strategy team at S&P Global’s Ratings division.
Previously, Mr. Saha was a consultant at McKinsey & Co.’s New York office where he led client engagements focused on strategy, M&A, corporate finance, and on improving operations across a range of industries, with particular emphasis on financial services.
Before joining McKinsey & Co., he spent seven years at the Godrej Group, a $4 billion diversified conglomerate in Mumbai, India. At the Godrej Group, he led sales teams and supply chain re-engineering projects and worked in the Office of the Group Chairman.
Mr. Saha holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, with Honors, from St. Xavier’s College in Kolkata, India; a post-graduate diploma in Management from the Xavier Institute in Bhubaneswar, India; and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar.
Edouard Tavernier is the President of S&P Global Mobility, a division of S&P Global that operates a portfolio of leading information and technology products for the automotive sector and operates under several brands including CARFAX and automotiveMastermind. He is a member of S&P Global’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Tavernier was appointed Senior Vice President and Head of the IHS Markit Transportation division in 2016. Under his leadership the transportation division, which comprised information businesses serving the automotive, maritime and trade, and aerospace & defense sectors, expanded significantly through organic growth and through strategic acquisitions, including those of automotiveMastermind and Carproof.
Previously, Mr. Tavernier was appointed head of IHS’s Automotive business in 2012. He led the acquisition and integration of Polk & Co. in 2013. He also served at IHS in several product leadership roles after joining the company in 2009.
Before joining IHS Markit, Mr. Tavernier held leadership positions at LexisNexis, including head of LexisNexis’ Client Development businesses in Europe, Canada, and Latin America, and head of product management for Lexis Nexis’ Global Practice Management Solutions. Prior to this, he held management positions at Global Insight, World Markets Research Center, and United Business Media. He also worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and BNP Paribas.
Mr. Tavernier holds a master’s degree in Business Studies from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in France.