Charles Chang
Greater China Country Lead
S&P Global Ratings

Charles Chang is S&P’s Managing Director and Greater China Country Lead for Corporate Ratings. He leads S&P’s research on Chinese corporates, serves on the firms’ rating and risk committees, and faces issuers, investors, regulators and the media on behalf of S&P globally. Before S&P, Charles spent four years at BNP Paribas and five years at Credit Suisse as Head of Asia Credit Research, where he covered China Property, LGFVs, and Distressed and led teams that covered High Yield, Investment Grade, Sovereigns and CDS across EM and Frontier Asia.

Prior to CS, Charles worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Lead Analyst for China Property and North Asia IG, at J.P. Morgan in Credit Syndicate and Credit Structuring, and at Fitch Ratings as APAC Lead for Corporates, in Power, Oil & Gas and Coal, and Structured Finance, in CLO, ABS and NPL transactions.

Charles began his career at the World Bank in Washington DC as a junior economist focused on Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. He received a M.A. in International Finance and Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.S. in Managerial Economics and a B.A. in International Relations from the University of California at Davis. He is based in Hong Kong.