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Advisory Board - Country Representatives

The Advisory Board supports Scope in its mission to successfully position itself as a leading European ratings agency. Its members represent Scope throughout Europe, building relationships with key figures in business and finance, as well as regulators. They provide an important contribution to the development and consolidation of our reputation as a European ratings agency.

The Advisory Board comprises up to 30 members combining decades of experience as senior executives and directors in business and finance from nine European countries. Dedicated persons as our European Country Representatives:

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Scope Advisory Boeard - Dr. Peter Gloysteint

Dr. Peter Gloystein

Chairman of the Advisory Board

see biography
Dr. Peter Gloystein
Dr. Peter Gloystein
Chairman of the Advisory Board

Biography

Dr. Peter Gloystein was a German member of the Maas Commission preparing the European Monetary Union. He has been on the Executive Board of the European Banking Association, the board of Commerzbank AG and was senator for economic affairs and culture. He currently works as a management consultant.

Hans Peter Peters

Hans Peter Peters

Member of the Advisory Board

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Hans Peter Peters
Hans Peter Peters
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Hans Peter Peters was CEO of UBS AG/Warburg Dillon Read in Germany, WestLB (Europe) AG and Morgan Stanley Bank AG. He is the founder of Peters Associates AG and Vice Chairman of Lincoln International LLP.

Dr. Peter M. Haid

Dr. Peter M. Haid

Member of the Advisory Board

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Christoph Pape
Dr. Peter M. Haid
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Dr. Peter M. Haid is Managing Director at Freitag & Co, a German corporate finance advisory firm in Frankfurt. He has been Vice Chairman of LBBW Asset management and a member of the Managing Board of the Baden-Württembergische Bank in Stuttgart.

Dr. Herbert Meyer

Dr. Herbert Meyer

Member of the Advisory Board

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Oswald J. Grübel
Dr. Herbert Meyer
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Dr. Herbert Meyer has been a member of the Auditor Oversight Commission since January 2012. Before this role, he was President of the Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel (FREP) in Berlin. From 1994 to 2006 he served as Chief Financial Officer and Management Board Member at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. Earlier in his career, Dr. Meyer worked at Robert Bosch GmbH for 17 years in both domestic and international management positions.

austria-flag  Representatives Austria

Dr. Herbert Stepic

Dr. Herbert Stepic

Member of the Advisory Board

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Dr. Herbert Stepic
Dr. Herbert Stepic
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Dr. Herbert Stepic was CEO of Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding AG (Raiffeisen International) and CEO of Raiffeisen Bank International AG.

greatBritain-flag  Representatives Great Britain

Maurice Thompson

Maurice Thompson

Member of the Advisory Board

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Maurice Thompson
Maurice Thompson
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Maurice Thompson is Chairman of Greensill Capital (UK) Ltd and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Greensill Bank AG, Bremen. Prior to joining Greensill Capital Maurice worked in the global banking industry for thirty three years at SGWarburg, Deutsche Bank and Citigroup. Maurice was Global Head of Equity Capital Markets at SGWarburg, Global Head of Investment Banking and Member of the Group Executive Committee at Deutsche Bank, and at Citi his roles included Vice Chairman of Banking, Head of Continental Europe for the Corporate and Investment Bank, and Country Officer and CEO of Germany and the UK.

Simon Fraser

Simon Fraser

Member of the Advisory Board

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Simon Fraser
Simon Fraser
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Simon Fraser has had a distinguished career in asset management and investment banking, beginning with Fidelity International, where he served as President of European & UK Institutional Business and Chief Global Investment Officer, in addition to other roles. Since March 2009, Simon has also been the Non-Executive Director and Member of the Board for Barclays Bank.

italy-flag  Representatives Italy

Luigi Dante

Luigi Dante

Member of the Advisory Board

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Luigi Dante
Luigi Dante
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Luigi Dante is the Founder and Chairman of Oikonomia Dante & Partners S.r.l. and is an Executive Representative in Business Development for Italy with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development since 2011. Prior to this position, he served as President of the Association of European Development Finance Institutions in Brussels. Luigi is a distinguished expert in investment banking.

spain-flag  Representatives Spain

Alejandro Fernández de Araoz

Alejandro Fernández de Araoz

Member of the Advisory Board

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Alejandro Fernández de Araoz
Alejandro Fernández de Araoz
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Alejandro Fernández de Araoz is a co-founder of the internationally oriented law firm Araoz & Rueda. Since 1994 he has advised clients in general corporate and commercial matters, especially M&As and capital markets, as well as in litigation and restructuring/insolvency matters. He has been listed in the Best Lawyers in Spain guide since 2008, as well as being recommended by a number of other leading legal rankings, such as Chambers Global Guide.

luxemburg-flag  Representatives Luxemburg

 François Tesch

François Tesch

Member of the Advisory Board

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François Tesch
François Tesch
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Mr. Tesch serves as the CEO of Luxempart S.A. and as the Chairman of the board of Foyer S.A. and since 1985 has been its Director-General (now Chief Executive Officer). He serves as Vice Chairman of SES, S.A. and as Chairman of the Board Financière de Tubize S.A. He worked as a Financial Analyst at W.R. Grace & Co in New York and as a Financial Director at W.R. Grace & Co in Paris.

unitedStates-flag  Representatives USA

Fred Irwin

Fred Irwin

Member of the Advisory Board

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Fred Irwin
Fred Irwin
Member of the Advisory Board

Biography

Fred Irwin was formerly a board member at Citigroup Global Markets Deutschland AG and President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany e.V.