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Douglas L. Peterson

President and Chief Executive Officer, S&P Global

Doug Peterson has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of S&P Global since 2013. He joined the company in 2011 as President of its credit ratings business.

Through a mix of organic investments and strategic transactions, including the successful integration of IHS Markit in 2022, Mr. Peterson has repositioned S&P Global to realize its vision of “Powering Global Markets” with data, analytics, and benchmarks. His commitment to the company’s people, customers, and partners, and his focus on international expansion, cutting-edge technology, AI, innovation, and sustainability services are the cornerstones of the company’s strategy.  

Mr. Peterson is a leading voice on sustainability and energy transition. He serves on the Board of the UN Global Compact, and in 2021 he led a workstream of the G7’s Impact Taskforce to mobilize private capital through consistent global standards to measure, value, and account for sustainability.

Before joining S&P Global, Mr. Peterson was the Chief Operating Officer of Citibank, Citigroup’s principal banking entity. Over his 26 years at Citigroup, he served as CEO of Citigroup Japan, Chief Auditor, and in leadership roles in Latin America.

Mr. Peterson chairs the U.S.-Japan Business Council and is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Japan Society and National Bureau of Economic Research. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee and as a Trustee of Claremont McKenna College and the Paul Taylor Dance Company.

Born and raised in New Mexico, Mr. Peterson received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College.