Bob Durante is a Senior Director in Global Risk Services for S&P Global Market Intelligence. In his role, Bob is responsible for managing client service engagements, providing analytical thought leadership and helping clients measure and manage their credit risk. Since joining S&P Global Market Intelligence in 2008, Bob has led dozens of client engagement projects that focus on development of internal risk rating systems, validation of risk rating and stress testing models and deployment of dozens of Credit Assessment Scorecards representing all major asset classes.
Bob also leads a regular webinar series called Risk Insights that provides thought leadership and information sharing for existing and prospective clients. Recent webinars include the 2015 CCAR Stress Testing Results, Key Action Steps to Meet Model Regulatory Requirements, Detroit Bankruptcy & Recovery, Financing the World Cup through Project Finance, Bank Stress Testing & Risk Management, Key SME Building Blocks, Effectively Managing Model Risk, Top 10 Probability of Default Scorecard Pitfalls and LGD Model Development.
Prior to joining S&P Global Market Intelligence, Bob has held senior analytical and managerial positions for over 25 years in Standard & Poor’s Rating Services, including chairing rating committees to assign, confirm, update or downgrade credit ratings. Bob is noted for his award-winning level of client service, thought leadership, analytical innovation and project/staff management. Also, Bob serves on the McGraw-Hill Financial Inc. (MHFI) Corporate Responsibility: Financial Essentials Working Group to ensure alignment between business and philanthropic objectives with particular focus on helping reduce the “lending gap” for women-owned small enterprises in emerging markets.