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Spotlight On Emerging Markets: GCC Credit Outlook Conference 2023

Monday, March 13, 2023 | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. UAE
Ritz-Carlton Hotel, DIFC, Dubai
5 Hours

S&P Global Ratings invites you to attend its Annual GCC Credit Outlook Conference on Monday, March 13, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, DIFC, Dubai.

The gathering will be a highly informative conference covering the GCC’s sustainability and energy transition goals, highlighting the opportunities, challenges and credit implications for the region's economies and key industries.




Registration & Breakfast



Welcome Remarks
Hadi Melki, Managing Director Middle East



Emerging Markets Outlook With a Focus On The GCC 
Trevor Cullinan, Sovereign Ratings



Panel Discussion: GCC Credit Conditions 
Dr. Mohamed Damak, Financial Institutions Ratings
Tatjana Lescova, Corporate Ratings
Pablo Lutereau, Infrastructure and Project Finance Ratings
Emir Mujkic, Insurance Ratings
Moderated By: Timucin Engin, Senior Director, Cross-Practice Coordinator GCC



Networking Break



Panel Discussion: Energy transition opportunities for the GCC Capital Markets 
René Matthies – CFO and Corporate Operations Executive Director, EWEC
Sarah Pirzada Usmani – Managing Director, Head of Sustainable, Asset & Project Finance, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Mohieddine Kronfol – Chief Investment Officer, Global Sukuk and MENA Fixed Income, Franklin Templeton Investments 
Rawan Oueidat, CFA, Corporate Ratings
Benjamin Young, Financial Institutions Ratings 
Moderated By: 
Dhruv Roy
, Senior Director, S&P Global Ratings



Conference Close & Networking Lunch


Registration for this event is complimentary. More information including the full agenda, and related publications will be available in the next couple of weeks!

In the meantime, please reach out to our Events Team with any questions.

Register for this complimentary conference

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  • Live agenda updates and networking activities
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