Barbara Ridpath

Barbara Ridpath
  • Director
    St. Paul's Institute

BA, Smith College; Master's in International Affairs, Columbia University. Formerly: three years as Economist, Federal Reserve Bank, New York; 1983, with Standard & Poor's, including: 1986, with European network; late 1980s, spearheaded move into international securitization, based in London; 1990-93, S&P-ADEF, Paris. 1993-98, Senior Credit Officer, JPMorgan Europe. 1998, rejoined Standard & Poor's: Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer, Europe, based in London; 2004-08, Executive Managing Director and Head, Ratings Services, Europe, responsible for rating activities in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Board Member, National Australia Group Europe.