Contributor: Barry Hancock

Barry Hancock, Managing Director, Standard & Poor

Barry Hancock

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services MD Barry Hancock joined the company in 1987 and heads up the European corporate and governments services group, within credit market services.

He was previously a regulator with the Bank of England, where he was a key participant in the development of Standard & Poor’s European Bank Ratings. Additionally, he assumed responsibility for the Insurance Practice in 2001 before assuming his current position. He is the author of many articles on banking in Europe and a regular speaker at conferences within the region.

Hancock holds a degree in Business Studies from Guildhall University.

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Barry Hancock, managing director and European Head of Corporate and Government Ratings at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, explains the true role of a ratings agency and discusses...