Andrew Steel
Global Head, Sustainable Finance

Andrew is responsible for developing and implementing Fitch’s sustainable finance strategy, across ratings and the broader Fitch group. His group is based in London, New York, and Hong Kong. In 2019 Fitch Ratings rolled out an integrated cross-asset scoring system for credit ratings to display how environmental, social and governance factors impact individual credit rating decisions. Prior to his current role Andrew held several senior management positions for Fitch in EMEA and Asia. Andrew joined Fitch 17 years ago with a background in project finance, private equity, LBO’s and M&A from investment banking and equity investments. Andrew is currently an advisory committee member of the UN PRI credit ratings initiative, and during the early 2000’s was an independent expert for the UN ECE advising on risk issues and sustainable energy development.

Andrew graduated from Bristol University with a degree in Psychology, and has a postgraduate diploma from INSEAD in global management.