On November 20, 2015, Ekaterina Trofimova was elected Chief Executive Officer by decision of the General Meeting of Founders of the Analytical Credit Rating Agency ACRA. Previously, in 2011, she joined the Gazprom team and, since 2012, has been a member of the Management Committee and been in charge of the work of the Ratings Advisory Centre, the Centre for Economic Forecasting and the Corporate Relations Department. From 2000 through July 2011, Ms. Trofimova worked as a financial analyst, Director and Head of Russia and CIS Financial Institutions Rating Group at Standard & Poors (Paris, France). Ms. Trofimova was on the analysis board of the ratings agency in Europe and was in charge of the group for awarding ratings to financial institutions. At S&P, she fulfilled a played role in developing and updating the methodology for preparing financial institution ratings. Alongside analytical work relating to major financial institutions, Ms. Trofimova took an active part in developing the concept for the companys strategic development and HR management in the region. Ms. Trofimova graduated in Global Economics from the St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance in 1998 and the Sorbonne (Paris) in Finances and Tax Management in 2000.
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