Stuart Anderson

Managing Director & Regional Head Middle East, S&P Global Ratings


Stuart Anderson is the Managing Director & Regional Head Middle East for S&P Global Ratings; based in their regional office at the Dubai International Financial Centre.

Mr. Anderson was appointed to this position in September 2011 and since then has significantly strengthened S&P’s analytical presence in the region along with an expanded program of thematic research and thought leadership within the financial community. Mr. Anderson is also the current Chairman of The Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association.

Previously Mr. Anderson had more than 20 years of experience with Standard Chartered Bank with senior roles throughout Asia and the Middle East.

Mr. Anderson’s extensive knowledge of capital markets and wealth of experience across business development, risk management, governance, investor and government relations enable him to lead S&P as an important participant within the Middle East’s financial markets.

Initially educated in New Zealand, Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Curtin University in Australia and then qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young.