Director, Risk Quantification, Country Risk, S&P Global Market IntelligenceAlexia Ash is a quantification expert within the country risk team at S&P Global Market Intelligence, responsible for country risk projects and quantitative inputs, where translation across risk metrics and benchmarks are required.
Alexia is experienced at using methods including risk indexing, stochastic processes, Bayesian modelling, and regression analysis. She was on the development team for Every Point on the Planet (EPOP), the firm's flagship country risk mapping tool. She has worked on projects for private sector clients to provide probabilistic modelling of terrorist attacks by specific location and time frame; to design methodology to identify percentage probabilities for scenarios affecting food and water security in the Middle East; and to model the impact of economics and country risk on asset investments.
Alexia holds a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Florida in the United States, and Master of Science in global political economy from the London School of Economics (LSE), United Kingdom.
- Country / Territory Risk
- Financial Services